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  • Bush: Bailout benefits Main, Wall Streets

     
    by Mark Silva He has gone on national television, he has delivered statements from the White House -- one while seated between the Republican and Democratic nominees for the presidency in the West Wing this week -- and now President......
  • Obama: Financial stability fee (Updated)

     
    Obama, speaking in Reno, adds another idea to the rescue plan: a fee on Wall Street to eventually make the taxpayers whole. It's been kicking around, supported by some Dems, but not part of the plan voted down yesterday: "If......
  • Paterson: Pass the bailout

     
    Gov. Paterson has, with some success, raised his profile during the Wall Street crisis. He's got a statement out now calling on Congress to act on the negotiated package, fast. After the jump.......
  • Wall Street bailout: Congress 'must move'

     
    by Mark Silva With leaders of both Democratic and Republican House ranks blaming each other for the initial failure of a $700-billion federal bailout for struggling financial institutions, congressional leaders plan to redouble efforts to approve a rescue...
  • Bailout sunk by Pelosi speech: Repubs

     
    by Frank James House Republican leaders are blaming the failure of the $700 billion Wall Street bailout on what they call a partisan speech by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi before the vote. Pelosi, the House's top Democrat, outraged Republican......
  • House blocks bailout: Parties split within

     
    by Mark Silva and updated In a sharply divided vote, with many members of both parties balking, the House today rejected an unprecedented $700-billion bailout for the nation's banks and other financial institutions. And on Wall Street, which Washington...
  • Bailout a 'disgrace,' Congress 'pathetic'

     
    by Frank James Nouriel Roubini, one of the economists who presciently warned that the financial markets and economy were headed for a day-of-reckoning, can't say enough about how bad he believes the Treasury's bailout is. In a blog posting, this......
  • Bailout alternative offered by House Dems

     
    Rep. Peter DeFazio introduces the "No Bailout Act" with other House members on September 30, 2008 on Capitol Hill. (Photo: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images) by Frank James You know the failed but still alive $700 billion bailout proposal has scrambled......
  • Senate bailout vote pressures House

     
    by Mark Silva So it is the Senate that goes first with the bailout -- some call it rescue -- of the nation's bad-mortgage-clogged banking institutions, with a vote tonight of 74-25. The Senate's strong and bipartisan approval of a......
  • House approves bailout: $700-billion-plus

     
    by Mark Silva With the House's second and successful vote on a $700-billion federal rescue of the nation's financial markets today, the economic challenge facing the next Congress and president is only starting to reveal its dimensions on Capitol Hill.......
  • Fed adds lube to financial gears

     
    by Frank James Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke, one of the world's foremost experts on the Great Depression, has obviously learned much from history and is determined not to repeat it. One reason the Great Depression became so durable according......