Sunday: "What Senator McCain was able to do was help bring all of the parties to the table, including the House Republicans, whose votes were needed to pass this." -- Steve Schmidt, McCain Chief Political Strategist.
Monday 9:00 am: "John McCain puts country first. He suspended his campaign and came back to Washington to work to put together a deal. There was no deal before John McCain got involved and now we have a bill which the House will pass later today. This is leadership and that is what is lacking in Obama." -- GOP Operative.
Monday 10:30 am, news report: COLUMBUS, OHIO -- John McCain, calling himself a man of action like his hero Teddy Roosevelt, told a raucous crowd here that he had helped lead the charge to pass the Wall Street rescue plan. "I've never been afraid of stepping in to solve problems for the American people" McCain said.
Monday, 11:00 am, news report: COLUMBUS -- An aggressive Sen. John McCain used an Ohio rally on Monday to rip into Sen. Barack Obama while taking credit for helping engineer a $700 billion Wall Street bailout agreement, which he said proves he can get things done in Washington.
Monday, 2:00 pm: WHOOPSIE!