Coleman said bailout vote worth re-election risk
Sen. Norm Coleman says his support of a $700 billion bailout of the financial industry could ruin his chances to be re-elected.
Coleman, who spoke Tuesday morning on WDAY's "Ben and Jim Show," says based on calls from constituents that it would have been easy to vote against the measure last week.
Voting for the bailout was difficult because "when you avert a calamity, nobody sees it," Coleman said.
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