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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The battle over the financial reforms of Wall Street introduced.
(Washington: Tom Foreman) The truth about the reform bill examined; details given about the Financial Stability Act that will use a fund instead of taxpayer money for helping banks. [Senator Mitch McCONNELL - opposes the financial reform bill for bailing out Wall Street banks.] [Democratic Senator Chris DODD- calls the criticism poppycock; denies a bailout provision.] Dodd's response to McConnell outlined on screen.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Democratic strategist Paul Begala & Republican strategist Alex Castellanos about the debate. [BEGALA - says McConnell's talking points are false; states it is not a bailout bill.] [CASTELLANOS - questions the funding in this bill: that the money really all comes from us & creates a federal structure to regulate how money moves.]
- Cooper, Anderson;
- Foreman, Tom
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