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Homes of the Bailout Stars & Czars

A look at the houses of the bailout newsmakers

Where Paulson sleeps (when he can sleep)

At its simplest level, the economic crisis can be traced to the buying and selling of homes. And the major players in the drama—whether they're blamed for the mess or charged with cleaning it up—all return at the end of the day to their own houses.

Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson lives in this Massachusetts Avenue Heights mansion, which is assessed for $3.9 million. Click here to see the homes of more bailout newsmakers, including Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke and his predecessor Alan Greenspan.