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A back-and-forth over bailout

Democrats insisting on major changes

Senate Banking Committee chairman Christopher Dodd (left) and Senator Charles Schumer caught the spotlight after meeting about the government economic rescue plan on Capitol Hill. Senate Banking Committee chairman Christopher Dodd (left) and Senator Charles Schumer caught the spotlight after meeting about the government economic rescue plan on Capitol Hill. (Kevin Lamarque/ Reuters)
By Michael Kranish, Globe Staff and Jenny Paul
Globe Correspondent / September 23, 2008

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WASHINGTON - Democrats on Capitol Hill yesterday called for major revisions in the broad, $700 billion bailout plans for Wall Street financial firms, seeking tighter restrictions on executive pay, increased regulation of financial dealings, and help for homeowners facing foreclosure. (Full article: 1265 words)

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