Washington Mutual Woes May Tilt Bailout Decision Savings and loan 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?
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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

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.