THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Leaders plead for a yes today

Skepticism remains as House approaches vote on $700b bailout

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the deal on the financial bailout bill. With her (from left) are Senator Judd Gregg of New Hampshire, Senate majority leader Harry Reid, and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the deal on the financial bailout bill. With her (from left) are Senator Judd Gregg of New Hampshire, Senate majority leader Harry Reid, and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson. (Lauren Victoria Burke/ Associated Press)
By Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / September 29, 2008

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

WASHINGTON - House and Senate leaders yesterday anxiously pleaded with skeptical lawmakers to accept a bipartisan $700 billion financial bailout plan, saying the package was crucial to calm the markets and stave off what they warned could be the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. (Full article: 1071 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...