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[WASHINGTON - As turmoil on the US financial markets threatened Thursday to upend the presidential campaign and scratch the first debate between Barack Obama and John McCain, it appeared hard bargaining on the Bush administration's $700 billion bailout had failed to seal a deal.
Republican Sen. Richard Shelby emerged from a late afternoon White House meeting that included President George W. Bush, both presidential candidates and top congressional leaders to declare there was no agreement.
Originally posted by Vitchilo
No credit in the markets? Total meltdown.
ABC News' George Stephanopoulos reports: If Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain doesn't vote for the Bush administration's $700 billion economic bailout plan, some Republican and Democratic congressional leaders tell ABC News the plan won't pass.