Sunday, October 05, 2008

Who Voted For and Against the Bailout Bill?

On October 1, 2008, the Senate passed the bailout bill, HR 1474, by 74 to 25. On October 3, 2008, the House passed the bailout bill 263 to 171. President Bush signed it on the same day.

For those that are wondering, here's how the Senate voted and here's how the House voted.

The next few weeks will show whether the bailout bill is the beginning of a solution to the financial crisis of 2008.

For more on New Beginnings, check back every Sunday for a new segment.

This is not financial advice. Please consult a professional advisor.

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