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House downs bailout plan; Wisconsin Congressional delegation mixed

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The U.S. House has rejected the proposed $700 billion bailout of the financial services industry and Wisconsin Congressman were mixed.

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The vote was 228-205 Friday afternoon, as lawmakers turned aside urgent pleas from President Bush and congressional leaders of both parties.

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., of Janesville, gave an impassioned speech before the vote. He said the plan needs to pass, but members were afraid voters will throw them out for it come November.

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