A Main Street Rescue

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Author(s) The Wall Street Journal editorial board
Source The Wall Street Journal
Date September 29, 2008
URL http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122264821035984089.html
Quotes-start.png "Today's vote is essentially a pledge of public capital to defend and rebuild the financial system. Some of that capital has already been committed via the Federal Reserve, albeit with politicians preferring not to notice. With this vote, Congress is at last taking some ownership for the mess its policies helped to create by fueling the credit housing mania earlier this decade." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position United States should bail out the banking industry on the topic Economic crisis of 2008.