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2008-10-04 15:00:07

By DIANA MARRERO Washington -- The House passed a $700 billion bailout of the financial industry Friday in an effort to breathe life into an economy that is seriously ailing as credit continues to dry up.

2008-10-04 12:00:03

By Julie Hirschfeld Davis Associated Press WASHINGTON -- They held their noses and voted "yes." Now lawmakers in both parties -- along with President Bush -- are waiting to see whether their historic $700 billion bailout for the financial industry can stabilize the tottering economy and prevent a broader meltdown.

2008-10-04 09:00:08

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER By Martin Crutsinger and Charles Babington The Associated Press WASHINGTON It's signed and sealed. Now the $700 billion bailout must be delivered.

2008-10-03 09:00:03

By and Julie Hirschfeld Davis Associated Press Desperate to avoid another market-crushing defeat, House leaders won key converts Thursday to the $700 billion financial industry bailout on the eve of today's second vote. But they didn't convince Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah.

2008-10-02 15:00:01

By DIANA MARRERO Washington -- The Senate on Wednesday night approved a financial rescue plan that is, at its core, similar to the one the House rejected this week.

2008-10-01 18:00:19

By John Canalis; Paul Eakins LONG BEACH - Congressional representatives from the Long Beach area split their three votes Monday in the shocking defeat of the financial bailout plan. The tally did not fall along party lines. Reps.

2008-09-30 09:00:24

Bush disappointed at rejection of bailout plan WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President George W. Bush said on Monday he was disappointed at the House's rejection of the 700 billion U.S.

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2008-09-30 09:45:00

In a vote that shook the government, Wall Street and markets around the world, the House on Monday defeated a $700 billion emergency rescue for the nation's financial system, leaving both parties' lawmakers and the Bush administration scrambling to pick up the pieces.

2008-09-30 09:00:11

By Carl Hulse and David M. Herszenhorn Reporting was contributed by Keith Bradsher from Hong Kong, Robert Pear from Washington and Graham Bowley from New York. * In a moment of historic drama in the U.S.

2008-09-30 06:00:10

By Richard Wolf, Kathy Kiely, Fredreka Schouten and John Fritze WASHINGTON -- When President Bush came on television at 7:35 a.m. Monday to urge passage of a $700 billion Wall Street rescue plan, fellow Republicans working out in the House gymnasium jeered his remarks.


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