Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Wall Street bailout plan divides Michigan delegation in State

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan's House delegation was deeply divided Monday over a $700 billion Wall Street rescue plan, as opponents said their constituents didn't want taxpayers to shoulder the burden of a massive bailout.

Opponents included three Democrats — Reps. John Conyers and Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick of Detroit and Bart Stupak of Menominee. The six Republicans who opposed it included Reps. Joe Knollenberg of Oakland County's Bloomfield Township, Tim Walberg of Tipton, Pete Hoekstra of Holland, Mike Rogers of Howell, Thaddeus McCotter of Livonia and Candice Miller of Macomb County's Harrison Township.

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