Washington, D.C. - September 23, 2008 -- From left to right: United States Secretary of the Treasury Henry M. Paulson;  Ben S. Bernanke, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; United States Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox; and United States Federal Housing Finance Agency Director James B. Lockhart, III, testify before the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs on "Turmoil in US Credit Markets: Recent Actions Regarding Government Sponsored Entities, Investment Banks and Other Financial Institutions" in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, September 23, 2008.  The hearing focused on the United States Government's proposed 700 billion U.S. dollar bail-out of the banking system caused by poor lending practices of U.S. banks..Credit: Ron Sachs / CNP
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Washington, D.C. - September 23, 2008 -- From left to right: United States Secretary of the Treasury Henry M. Paulson; Ben S. Bernanke, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; United States Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox; and United States Federal Housing Finance Agency Director James B. Lockhart, III, testify before the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs on "Turmoil in US Credit Markets: Recent Actions Regarding Government Sponsored Entities, Investment Banks and Other Financial Institutions" in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, September 23, 2008. The hearing focused on the United States Government's proposed 700 billion U.S. dollar bail-out of the banking system caused by poor lending practices of U.S. banks..Credit: Ron Sachs / CNP

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Date: 23 Sep 2008
Location: Washington District of Columbia United States of America
Credit: Ron Sachs - CNP
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