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Auto Bailout Talks Collapse Over Union Wages

Staff Report
The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - A $14 billion emergency bailout for U.S. automakers has collapsed in the Senate after the United Auto Workers refused to accede to Republican demands for swift wage
cuts. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he was "terribly disappointed" about the demise of an emerging bipartisan deal to rescue Detroit's Big Three.
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