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Bailout Plan Fails Upon House Vote

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Bailout Plan Fails Upon House Vote

Economy

Bailout Plan Fails Upon House Vote

Bailout Plan Fails Upon House Vote

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The stock market crashed by hundreds of points, as the $700 billion financial bailout bill failed in the U.S. House of Representatives.

If it had passed, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 would have become the biggest financial bailout in U.S. history.

For the latest, Farai Chideya talks with NPR senior Washington editor Ron Elving.

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