Bail-out Sinks, Candidates React

Republican presidential candidate John McCain hit the campaign trail yesterday calling for Congress to go right back to work on a bailout plan. McCain blamed Democrats and his rival Barack Obama for the legislation's failure. (NPR)

Campaigning in Colorado, Obama blamed the crisis on Republicans, charging President Bush, the party and McCain with pushing a culture of deregulation. (NPR)

Also today NPR looks at Obama's health plan, which he says would make insurance available to all Americans, but policy analysts say would cost far more than the campaign is saying. (NPR)

Plus, Ohio holds same-day voting today. (NPR)

This program aired on September 30, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.


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