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Clinton: bailout success depends on leadership

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Senator Hillary Clinton voted for the $700 billion bailout last week to keep the nation's financial crisis from spreading because, she said, all elements of the economy, from Wall Street banks to small-town businesses and farms, are interconnected. But whether and how much the bailout helps Americans depends on what happens next to implement the bailout and make sure Main Street as well as Wall Street benefits. Clinton said she'll be introducing legislation modeled on the New Deal Homeowners Loan Corporation to help people refinance their home mortgages. Speaking with All Before Five host Jonathan Brown yesterday afternoon, she started with a long list of what more needs to be done.

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