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House Approval Came After Vote-Switches

Posted: 10/03/2008 - The House, which on Monday rejected an earlier version of the financial bailout bill and sent stocks tumbling, approved it this time by a vote of 263-to-171. Senate approval came wednesday night.

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Employers Cut 159,000 Jobs, Most In Over 5 Years

Posted: 10/03/2008 - The Labor Department says employers slashed payrolls by 159,000 in September, the most in more than five years. it was a worrisome sign that the economy is hurtling toward a deep recession.

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Bailout Hopes Rise As More 'No' Votes Switch

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Members of the House are giving the financial bailout package another go today, as Congressional leaders make last ditch attempts to sway reluctant lawmakers.

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Americans Assess VP Debate

Posted: 10/03/2008 - The highly anticipated vice presidential debate is over and people around the country are mulling over the candidates' performances.

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Candidates Spar on Energy, Taxes, War, The Future

Posted: 10/03/2008 - A confidant Republican Sarah Palin used the one and only vice presidential debate to try to cast mocrats as living in the past with their criticism of President Bush.

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Local Republicans: Palin, Baby, Palin!

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Many Mesa County republicans are ecstatic thanks to Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's Vice Presidential debate performance.

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Revised Bailout Plan Changes

Posted: 10/02/2008 - With the new Bailout Plan easily passed in the Senate, the House gears up for an early vote Friday. But many are concerned the new plan is too similar to the one rejected by the house just two days earlier.

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AP Source: NYPD Taser Lt. Dead of Apparent Suicide

Posted: 10/02/2008 - A New York police department official says a lieutenant is dead of an apparent suicide, days after he ordered another officer to fire a stun gun at a naked, distraught man who then fell to his death.

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4.2 Million New 'Green' Jobs Possible

Posted: 10/02/2008 - A big shift to renewable energy and efficiency could produce 4.2 million new environmentally friendly jobs over the next three decades.

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Jobless Claims Remain at 7-Year High

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Government data show new applications for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week to a seven-year high due to the impact of Hurricanes Ike and Gustav and a weakening economy.

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AP Poll: 8 in 10 Fear Hit From Financial Crisis

Posted: 10/02/2008 - A new poll suggests Americans are worrying whether their jobs, home values, children's futures and retirement plans are at risk because of the financial fallout.

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Obama, McCain Vote for Bailout Bill

Posted: 10/02/2008 - John McCain, who says he took the financial crisis so seriously that he suspended many campaign activities last week, stayed quiet in the senate when it came time to vote on a rescue plan.

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Asian Investors Not Impressed Yet

Posted: 10/02/2008 - World stock markets are mixed as investors continue to weigh the potential impact of the U.S. Senate passing a $700 billion bank rescue package.

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