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Partisan standoff on bailout; candidates' debate in doubt

Conservative Republicans push changes

Barney Frank spoke to reporters after a meeting with other Congressional finance leaders. Standing alongside Frank (from left) were Representative Spencer Bachus, Republican of Alabama, Chris Dodd and Senator Jack Reed, a Rhode Island Democrat. Barney Frank spoke to reporters after a meeting with other Congressional finance leaders. Standing alongside Frank (from left) were Representative Spencer Bachus, Republican of Alabama, Chris Dodd and Senator Jack Reed, a Rhode Island Democrat. (kevin lemarque/Reuters)
By Michael Kranish
Globe Staff / September 26, 2008

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WASHINGTON - A high-stakes White House meeting that was supposed to seal an agreement on a $700 billion plan to avert financial disaster on Wall Street unexpectedly dissolved into a heated argument over an alternate proposal by conservative Republicans, leading congressional leaders to clash over a deal that had suddenly turned sour. (Full article: 1018 words)

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