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September 29, 2008

I am very hopeful the votes are there from both sides of the package. You have the president of the united states, all the leaders of congress on both sides of the aisle, and you have senator mccain and senator obama both saying we need to do this. Will it work? I don't think anybody can guarantee that. If we do not act, will we be at greater risk? Most people agree with that...

September 27, 2008

This is not a question that this is the Administration's plan, Paulson's plan, republican plan to meet a crisis that in our opinion was caused in large part by the fiscal irresponsibility of this administration and the regulatory neglect of this administration...

September 27, 2008

Before we find our way out of this mess we need to understand how we got into it essentially. We're here because much of our financial sector became dependent on the Housing Bill. On the gamble that home values would rise year after year...

September 26, 2008

I think it was accurate yesterday that there was a deal, an agreement on the table that was agreed to by -- in principle by most of the players. Towards the end of the day the house republicans indicated no they were not in agreement and they told the president that and they told secretary paulson that and as a result we are continuing to work to try to get an agreement. The fact is as we see it there's a crisis...

September 26, 2008

What happened is the house republicans, as you just heard Mr. Pence say, put a new plan on the table after six or seven days of very, very vigorous work around the clock trying to meet this critical crisis. They put a new plan on. We were down at the white house, norah, and it was clear that Secretary Paulson did not believe their proposal was a workable proposal.

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