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  • Ten for Wednesday: Time for the rescue?

     
    The Senate is expected to pass tonight a new and improved bailout plan that purportedly will be able to attract enough votes in the House, too. Thge view from Main Street on Long Island, where getting by has become...
  • Palin: Saturday Night Live with a wink

     
    by Mark Silva Say it ain't so, Joe: Saturday Night Live has the debate down cold, with a little help from Queen Latifah playing Gwen Ifill. Tina Fey, of course, has become the permanent comedic embodiment of Sarah Palin, and...

    Campaign enters final stretch

     
    by Jill Zuckman In a presidential race marked by unexpected twists, turns and slips, Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama enter the last 30 days of the campaign with Obama clinging to a small but significant lead and McCain anxious...

    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....

    Bailout crisis partly created in DC room

     
    by Frank James After nearly every disaster involving Americans, there's the usual investigation to figure out why the plane crashed or the ship sank and to affix blame. The difference between most calamities and the present financial-markets meltdown is...