Stories You Should Know (10/26/09)

New York Times (New York, NY)

Congress and the Obama administration are about to take up one of the most fundamental issues stemming from the near collapse of the financial system last year — how to deal with institutions that are so big that the government has no choice but to rescue them when they get in trouble.

WCAX (Montpelier, VT)

Another poll shows New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is stomping his Democratic opponent, with eight days to go until the election.

Washington Post (Washington, DC)

The resurrection of the public option is the latest and one of the most surprising turns in the long battle over legislation to overhaul the nation’s health-care system. Under assault for months, and declared on life support repeatedly in recent weeks, the provision for a public insurance option is unexpectedly alive as House and Senate leaders prepare to send their bills to the floor.

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