Congressional Leaders Continue To Work On Bailout Legislation Plan

(L-R) Senators Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Judd Gregg (R-NH) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) sit at a photo opportunity in advance of a meeting to discuss the economic recovery package September 30, 2008 in Washington, DC. Yesterday the House of Representatives defeated the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act in a 228-205 vote. Wall Street reacted with the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunging more than 700 points. Today President Bush called on lawmakers in Congress to quickly approve the proposed $700 billion rescue plan for the financial sector.
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