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Ooo, That's Awkward.

John McCain's top economic adviser reiterated his conceptual support for the bailout to reporters...but a spokesman told Politico he's not sure the Arizona senator will actually be on hand for the vote, which now seems likely to come Wednesday.

In other news, Hank Paulson told CNBC's Steve Liesman: "I have great confidence the plan will work as originally envisioned. We had to make necessary concessions to protect taxpayers and respond to the political process, but this will result in meaningful assistance to financial markets."