Archive for the ‘deal’ Category

Stalled

25Sep08

They met, they photo-oped, they failed. So far, no deal. The status of a rescue plan for the nation’s financial system was in doubt, at least for the moment, on Thursday as lawmakers emerged from a White House meeting with President Bush to say that negotiations have a ways to go. Looking tired and annoyed, […]


Almost

25Sep08

Meeting Over – And the deal is almost done. Confident but not yet celebrating, congressional leaders agreed Thursday on a multibillion-dollar bailout plan for Wall Street aimed at staving off a national economic catastrophe. President Bush brought the two men fighting to succeed him to a historic White House huddle on how to sell a […]