SUBPRIME SIX UPDATE: “Some journalists and Republican lawmakers are asking if Countrywide bought a bailout bill with its VIP loans to Dodd, who is chairman of the Senate Banking Committee. But when asking cui bono? about Dodd’s bill, we need to look to Bank of America.”

Dodd’s also getting more flak from homestate papers. As I’ve said before, local media seem to be outperforming national media on this story.

Meanwhile, Kent Conrad denies that he had a “sweetheart deal.”