Network broadcasts led with the failure of the financial bailout and the accompany Wall Street plummet. Rep. Boehner told CBS that Pelosi’s floor speech eliminated about a dozen votes and “just didn’t need to happen.” Rep. Hoyer said that complaint is essentially an excuse. ABC noted that in President Bush’s home state of Texas only 4 of 19 Rep’s backed the bill. Stephanopoulos said there’s a chance the Senate might vote first on the bill, or that FDIC protections might be strengthened to attract more support. CBS said a vote still “won’t be easy” as many conservatives are dead-set opponents. Later, NBC compared the candidates’ agenda for jobs and looked at voting preparations in Ohio.