EXPERTS AVAILABLE: Analysis of the Economy and the $700 Billion Bailout

WASHINGTON, DC – In response $700 billion bailout deal being debated in Congress today and the overall state of our economy, the Center for American Progress has numerous experts available for analysis:

Michael Barr, a Senior Fellow and Professor of Law at the University of Michigan, and author of a recent issue brief on sales of at-risk bulk mortgages, and testimony before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs about Foreclosure Prevention and Neighborhood Preservation.

David Abromowitz, a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress and partner at the law firm Goulston & Storrs in Boston, and co-author of a recent piece on the Paulson plan and author of a piece on Fannie and Freddie.

Ed Paisley, VP for Editorial, former business and finance journalist, and author of recent commentaries on the Paulson Plan and a piece that foresaw problems with deregulation.

To speak with any of CAP’s experts, please contact:

For print, Jason Rahlan at

For radio and TV, Sean Gibbons at