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Democratic Congressional Leaders: Let's Do The Damn Thing

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said tonight that there will no more changes to the revised bill, currently posted on her website,* now that it includes caps on executive pay and protection for taxpayers. "Working in a bipartisan way, we have sent a message to Wall Street: 'The party is over.' No longer** will the U.S. taxpayer bail out the recklessness of Wall Street," Pelosi told reporters. According to Harry Reid's office, the House will vote tomorrow, the Senate on Wednesday.
*Which is not currently accessible.
**Commenter Legal Eagle asks: "Isn't this exactly what the taxpayers are doing?" Perhaps Madame Speaker meant we'll 'no longer' do it after this last one?