| Oct 1, 2008
A majority in the House voted against the financial rescue bill, in part, because they were swamped with calls from angry constituents. Kai Ryssdal asks behavioral economist Dan Ariely why Americans want revenge.
| Oct 3, 2008
The Senate tinkered with the bailout plan, then passed it. And, lo and behold, the House passed it too. Meanwhile, the Dow took a dizzying fall. Kai Ryssdal takes a look at a week that could best be summed up as a real doozy.
Amy Scott | Oct 3, 2008
For a group of seniors at a Panera in Charlotte, North Carolina, the financial bailout is hot on the talk menu. Amy Scott sat in on one of their discussions and got an earful for the latest in our Road to Ruin series.
Kai Ryssdal | Oct 3, 2008
Presidential debate #2 is Tuesday night in Nashville, Tennessee....
John Dimsdale and Renita Jablonski | Oct 2, 2008
The Senate's new economic rescue package is now worth over $800 billion. Washington Bureau Chief John Dimsdale told Renita Jablonski some Republicans naysayers see improvements in the new bill.
Stacey Vanek Smith | Oct 2, 2008
Hope for Housing, is a new $300 million program to help homeowners facing foreclosure get new loans. It was part of the Fannie Mae-Freddie Mack deal. Stacey Vanek-Smith talks to some who want to see more.
Scott Jagow | Oct 1, 2008
Headlines have been trumpeting news of a financial crisis for weeks, but the situation isn't the easiest to understand. Scott Jagow gets a primer from consultant Peter Cohan, who explains the credit market trauma.
Kai Ryssdal | Oct 2, 2008
...but this bailout bill isn't nailed down yet. 700 billion...250 billion? What's a couple hundred billion between friends?
Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Oct 3, 2008
Lobbying groups are telling small businesses, manufacturers to call their members of Congress and urge them to pass the financial rescue bill. Scott Jagow hears more from Nancy Marshall Genzer in Washington.
Tess Vigeland | Sep 30, 2008
Amy! Are you ready for this?? Blog readers! Are you ready for this?? It'll be a trip, that's for sure....