Monday, September 29, 2008

The Bailout just Failed

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House vote is as follows:


The gavel has dropped. The Dow is down almost 600 points.
You can see the full roll call here. And an interactive version here.

CNN is streaming here
CSPAN streaming here

How will the McCain campaign spin this statement from earlier today?
"What Senator McCain was able to do was to help bring all of the parties to the table, including the House Republicans, whose votes were needed to pass this"

The Obama campaign has just issued the following statement:
“This is a moment of national crisis, and today’s inaction in Congress as well as the angry and hyper-partisan statement released by the McCain campaign are exactly why the American people are disgusted with Washington. Now is the time for Democrats and Republicans to join together and act in a way that prevents an economic catastrophe. Every American should be outraged that an era of greed and irresponsibility on Wall Street and Washington has led us to this point, but now that we are here, the stability of our entire economy depends on us taking immediate action to ease this crisis,” said Obama-Biden campaign spokesman Bill Burton.