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Bailout for You?

This is why the bailout is occuring, and why politicians should be lined up and...:

The market storm that brought down Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., American International Group Inc. and other pillars of U.S. finance may have also blown holes in the portfolios of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senator John Kerry and more than 50 other members of Congress.

Pelosi, in her most recent financial disclosure form, reported that her husband owned between $250,000 and $500,000 of stock in AIG, which ceded majority control to the U.S. government this week in exchange for $85 billion of loans.
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posted at 18:01:19 on 09/19/08 by clearpolitics - Category: Economics - [Permalink]

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