Clock Ticking On Attaching Bailout Conditions

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Once President Bush requested the second half of the bailout money, the clock started ticking. Lawmakers have 15 days to decide whether to block access to the remaining $350 billion. The House Financial Services Committee holds a hearing Tuesday on conditions that could be attached to the money. Barney Frank, chairman of the committee, talks with Renee Montagne about the hearing.

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