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Washington Mutual Woes May Tilt Bailout Decision

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Washington Mutual Woes May Tilt Bailout Decision

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Washington Mutual Woes May Tilt Bailout Decision

Washington Mutual Woes May Tilt Bailout Decision

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Banking giant Washington Mutual has collapsed under the weight of bad home loans. What impact will this failure have on the debate over a bailout of the financial system? Nancy Marshall Genzer of Marketplace talks about the politics of the issue with Alex Cohen.