Bailout Bill Basics: From TARP to Tax Breaks

The government rescue plan approved by the Senate Wednesday night includes the provisions of a bill defeated Monday by the House of Representatives as well as new provisions known as "sweeteners" -- measures that the bill's supporters hope will persuade opponents to the original legislation, namely members of the House, to change their minds. The sweeteners could convince reluctant representatives that the bill "is in the overall interests of their constituents," said Ed Paisley, of the Center...Full Story
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