Rob Hotakainen

Washington Bureau Correspondent, McClatchy Newspapers

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Yesterday on this program, State Treasurer Bill  Lockyer said  he might need federal loan guarantees to borrow money so California could pay its bills.

Geithner Dubious about California Bailout

Yesterday on this program, State Treasurer Bill Lockyer said he might need federal loan guarantees to borrow money so California could pay its bills.

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Despite today’s  dramatic signing  in Denver, it’s not at all clear just who will get what from the $787 billion  stimulus package .

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Despite today’s dramatic signing in Denver, it’s not at all clear just who will get what from the $787 billion stimulus package .

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