Politics & Government

September 24, 2008

GOP's bailout problem: Its senators just can't agree

On a day when President Bush pitched his bailout proposal in a prime-time address and his top economic aides blitzed Capitol Hill, the South Carolina congressional delegation was a good example of division within the Republican party. Sens. Jim DeMint and Lindsey Graham found themselves on opposite sides of the issue, with DeMint denouncing it, and Graham defending it.

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