The U.S. Capitol framed by a late summer storm. Congress is meeting on the financial bailout.
The U.S. Capitol framed by a late summer storm. Congress is meeting on the financial bailout. J. Scott Applewhite / AP
The U.S. Capitol framed by a late summer storm. Congress is meeting on the financial bailout. J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Bailout plan faces a tough vote in Congress today

September 28, 2008 07:31 PM

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