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Obama Senate Vote

What Today's Bailout Vote Says About the New Senate

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

What we've learned from today's bailout vote is that lots of our new senators - even those who campaigned as populists - are already under the spell of "the most exclusive club in the world."

Obama's First Vote: $350 Bailout Funds

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Seeking an early legislative victory, President-elect Barack Obama prevailed Thursday despite eroding Senate support for the financ...