Republicans pack the House with tourists to make their case as polls show it could work.
Rep. Roy Blunt argues that the plan’s provisions don’t minimize the potential for the same kind of housing problems in the future.
But obstacles – including a Bush veto – could stymie the legislation.
Poll: Only 12 percent of Americans have much confidence in the legislative branch, a record low.
The move against the fundraising exceptions for wealthy candidates is the latest blow to McCain-Feingold reforms.