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Washington Week | From the Vault: 2008 Bank Bailout | PBS

Duration: 05:30
Program: Washington Week #5146
Broadcast Date: May. 16, 2012

The 2008 financial crisis and bank bailouts have undoubtedly shaped the current economy and the politics leading to the 2012 Presidential election. How did the 2008 presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama approach these subjects in their campaigns? Joining Gwen: Jeff Zeleny, New York Times; Charles Babington, Associated Press; John Dickerson, Slate/CBS News; Jeanne Cummings, Politico.

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Post Date: May 16, 2012