Takeouts: The 2% Option?, Bernie Madoff, World Series

Monday, November 02, 2009

  • Washington Takeout: Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich asks: if the new government estimate that only 2% of the public will actually use a public option is accurate, did it warrant such a big fight? If it passes, will it have enough negotiating clout to matter?   
  • Business Takeout: Bernie Madoff gave a jailhouse interview to the SEC, the agency he says should have caught him years ago. Louise Story, finance reporter for our partner The New York Times, explains why Madoff's multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme passed regulator inspections.
  • Sports Takeout: The Takeaway's Sports Contributor, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, warms the hearts of Yankees fans as he recaps last night's Game 4 and anticipates tonight's Game 5 matchup in Philadelphia.


Contributors:

Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, Louise Story and Todd Zwillich

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