BAILOUT BILL UPDATE….The House has just voted to pass the bailout bill. Final vote coming in a minute.
UPDATE: The vote was kept open for a few extra minutes. The final tally was 263-171 in favor.
Democrats voted 172-63 in favor.
Republicans voted 91-108 against.
I know a lot of people were unhappy about this bill, but this is good news. It’s not the best of all possible worlds, but it is a demonstration to the world that America is willing to clean up its own messes.