THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Hopefuls' grand plans may be delayed

Financial crisis to bring hard choices

Barack Obama talked with residents at O'Keefe's Irish pub in Clearwater, Fla. He acknowledged yesterday the proposed $700 billion bailout of Wall Street may postpone some of his proposals. Barack Obama talked with residents at O'Keefe's Irish pub in Clearwater, Fla. He acknowledged yesterday the proposed $700 billion bailout of Wall Street may postpone some of his proposals. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
By Brian C. Mooney
Globe Staff / September 24, 2008

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

Campaigns are made for promises, and the presidential candidates have made many to voters in the past 18 months. But the crisis in the nation's financial system and the prospect of chronic, large federal budget deficits will probably delay many of their most ambitious proposals. (Full article: 1047 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass

Boston.com top stories on Twitter

    waiting for twitterWaiting for Twitter to feed in the latest...