Two leading Senate Democrats said Congress will eventually pass a Wall Street rescue plan, and blamed House Republicans and presidential candidate John McCain for derailing an agreement on Thursday
"We're going to get this done—and stay in session long enough to get it done," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told reporters. "The time is now, for House Republicans to come to the negotiating table and for presidential politics to leave the negotiating table."
Sen. Chris Dodd, chairman of the Senate Banking Committee who appeared with Reid, also pledged to hammer out an agreement.
"This was not a (Hurricane) Gustav or an Ike," Dodd said. "It was a man-made problem. And we need to respond to it."
And that leads to our Fast Money Reader Poll. If a big election wasn't less than 6 weeks away would the Wall Street bailout have passed already?
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