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Submission + - House Rejects Rejects Bailout; Dow Drops 777 Point (nytimes.com)

bogjobber writes: The US House of Representatives voted 228-205 to reject the proposed $700 billion bailout of the financial industry. 188 Republicans and 95 Democrats were in opposition. The bill was backed by 140 Democrats and 65 Republicans.

From the article: "Supporters vowed to try to bring the rescue package up for consideration again as soon as possible, perhaps late Wednesday or Thursday, but there were no definite plans to do so."

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