Politics & Government

September 29, 2008

For once, Congress heard as voters protested bailout plan

Almost until the early afternoon vote Monday on the financial rescue plan, voters bombarded congressional offices, protesting almost in unison: Don't bail out renegade financial executives and companies. On Monday, House members, who face the voters in five weeks, listened to those voices and not those of their party leaders when they rejected the $700 billion financial rescue package.

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