But what of the large institutions that have not yet repaid the government and have enormous debts? That's where the panel--no surprise--focused its questions for Geithner.
At the top of the list is AIG ( AIG - news - people ). The insurer would have gone bankrupt if not for the string of bailouts it received from the Treasury and Federal Reserve. (AIG owes $86.8 billion to the government. See "What AIG Really Owes Taxpayers.")