Politics & Government

October 2, 2008 5:27 PM

Bailout foes are switching votes — or thinking about it

When Rep. J. Gresham Barrett went home to his district this week, his constituents were still hopping mad over the financial bailout that the House of Representatives, with the South Carolina Republican's help, had just defeated. However, they told Barrett that he had to return to Washington and take action to prevent an economic meltdown.

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