Currently, the number of House and Senate committees investigating bankrupt energy trader Enron is comfortably in double digits. Most of them are specifically examining the role both Enron and its auditor Andersen, had in masking mammoth losses via the company's now-famous partnerships with jazzy code names like "Raptor."

Not that those who are presently occupying the hot seat and fielding questions from angry lawmakers shouldn't be there (in some cases several interviewees have requested a 'Fifth' more often than at an open bar), but I'm glad to see Democratic Senate leaders preparing to drag Wall Street into the debacle as well.

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