Got Perks?

Wednesday - 11/26/2008, 7:43am EST

There's been a lot of news lately about the floundering economy and the fact that some high-ranking officials who might be getting extra help because of their status. Two weeks ago, Postmaster General John Potter made headlines for the supposed breaks he got on his mortgage. The Office of Government Ethics investigates possible conflicts of interest within the federal government. Ric Cusick, Director of OGE, gives us an overview of the general rules that apply to government executives. Click to hear the interview.