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Senate to Tweak Bailout —But not Much

Dissenting Dems, GOP want different changes

(Newser) - Senators are scrambling to revive legislation for the financial bailout after its surprise failure in the House yesterday, but must strike the right balance to attract new House votes without driving away initial supporters, Bloomberg reports. House Republicans want an expanded role for the FDIC in the bailout and for... More »

GOPer Drafts $1.4T Proposal to Tweak Obama

Budget measure would enact candidate's most expensive measures all at once

(Newser) - Some of Barack Obama’s boldest campaign-trail talking points are headed for a Senate vote—in the form of a budget amendment from a Republican. No, Wayne Allard isn't jumping GOP ship, but rather wrote the Obama-esque legislation to embarrass the Democratic candidate by pointing up his profligate ways, Martin... More »

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