"Watchdog finds Solyndra loan was 'rushed'"
An internal investigation into a half-billion dollar federal loan to failed solar company Solyndra Inc. has found that a last-minute review by financial experts was rushed and completed in about a day. Those experts had concerns, but there's no evidence to show whether they were addressed by the Energy Department, which already had decided to approve the loan. The report, released Wednesday by the Treasury Department's inspector general, provides further evidence of serious concerns about a loan to California-based Solyndra pushed by the Obama administration. . . .