Latest developments:

  • Federal agents have expanded their examination of now-bankrupt solar company, visiting homes and computers of the company's CEO and a founder
  • In company's final months, Energy Department had "observer status" on Solyndra's board - even while department publicly supported the company 

  • Some members of Congress assert that Solyndra's top executive misled them less than two months ago when describing the company's financial health - and will question him in a hearing next week

  • FBI and Energy Department's inspector general, executing search warrant under seal, raid Solyndra's corporate headquarters in Fremont, Calif., removing boxes of records