October 1, 2008 9:45 PM

Bailout drama shifts back to House — and Pelosi

After the Senate voted 74-25 Wednesday night to approve a historic $700 billion bailout of the nation's financial industry, the focus will move to the Democratic House speaker, Nancy Pelosi. With a House vote coming as soon as Friday, she will face the toughest test of her two-year leadership tenure as she tries to persuade skeptical colleagues to approve the largest financial bailout in U.S. history.

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