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Week of 10.17.08

A Better Bailout?

As the government expands its protective reach into the private sector, including banks, how will this ease the financial burden on private citizens? NOW checks in with the AFL-CIO's Damon Silvers, who has been closely involved in Congressional negotiations for the financial rescue plan, for answers and insight.

Virginia's Vote aired alongside A Better Bailout

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