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Senate Votes Wednesday On Bailout

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Senate Votes Wednesday On Bailout

Economy

Senate Votes Wednesday On Bailout

Senate Votes Wednesday On Bailout

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Wall Street and the White House were shocked Monday when the House failed to pass the financial sector bailout plan. Stock markets regained some ground Tuesday. Now the financial sector is hoping the Senate can pass a rescue package this week. David Wessel, economics editor of The Wall Street Journal, tells Renee Montagne that the trick will be to get the 12 need votes to pass the measure in the House.