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USA Today Plays Up 'Gloomy' Attitudes with Depression Comparison

Newspaper reports poll showing 33 percent say U.S. economy is in Depression.

Senate Majority Whip Blames Greenspan for Economic Crisis

Sen. Durbin claims former Fed chief's support of Bush tax cuts and unwillingness to use regulatory authority are causes of troubled economy.

Stephanopoulos Wonders: Did McCain Blow Up Bailout for Credit?

Media join Democrats to question GOP nominee's motives in suspending campaign to focus on financial issues.

Cramer Calls for a Global Bailout of AIG, Blames European Banks

CNBC host says Bush needs to 'pass the hat' to other nations to salvage 'fate of the western banks.'

Media Mum on Barney Frank's Fannie Mae Love Connection

Democratic House Financial Services Committee Chair promoted GSEs while former 'spouse' was Fannie Mae executive.

Networks, Once Silent on Fannie Mae, Blame Capitalism for Debacle

In 2005, 2008 TV journalists wouldn't criticize GSEs; now reporters blame deregulation, GOP.

Flake's Banking Crisis Bailout Alternative: Capital-Gains Tax Holiday

Arizona congressman and earmark hawk proposes lower taxes to improve liquidity in financial markets versus blank check.

CNN's 'Emergency Edition' Optimistic About America's Financial Future

CNN's Romans calls for end to 'overindulgence,' advocates personal responsibility for financial problems on 'In the Money.'

'World News' Cites Anti-Corporate Flicks in Banking Report

Segment includes populist angle bashing wealthy lifestyles, quotes 'Bonfire of the Vanities' and 'Wall Street.'

ABC Highlights 'Shameful Chapter' of CEO Excess; Ignores Government Role

'Good Morning America' criticizes 'hardly the soup kitchen' lifestyles of Lehman, Bear Stearns CEOs; skips Fannie, Freddie CEOs.
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