Lawmakers set to discuss details of rescue plan

09/22/2008 | Wall Street Journal, The · Washington Post, The

Lawmakers, who have largely been left out of previous moves to stabilize the markets, are scrambling to be heard as the White House's $700 billion proposal is expected to be rushed through Congress. Democrats, for example, want to add measures that would boost congressional oversight, change bankruptcy laws and offer help to struggling homeowners. The biggest fight, however, may be over a Democratic proposal to require participants to limit their executive compensation packages.

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