Hulshof Opposes the Bailout
Several dozen congressional races could be affected by yesterday's bailout vote -- and one race for governor. Congressman Kenny Hulshof, the Republican nominee for governor ...
Several dozen congressional races could be affected by yesterday's bailout vote -- and one race for governor. Congressman Kenny Hulshof, the Republican nominee for governor in Missouri, joined most of his party in voting against the bailout. From KMBC:
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Missouri GOP gubernatorial candidate and U.S. Rep. Kenny Hulshof explained his vote against the Wall Street bailout on Tuesday.
Hulshof said the $700 billion figure was "excessive." He said Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson just wanted a big number. Hulshof said what Congress needs is a big number for the bailout, but not that big.
Like Hulshof, most members of the House in competitive races opposed the bailout.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Are Muni Bonds Being Replaced by Direct Loans?22 hours ago
Unrest Continues in Ferguson1 day ago
To Save Money, Cal State Considers Not Accepting Freshmen at All1 day ago
Judges Overturn Gay Marriage Bans in Mississippi and Arkansas1 day ago
How the GOP's Rust Belt Governors Might Fix its 1% Problem1 day ago
New San Francisco Rule Prevents Employers from Changing Worker Schedules1 day ago