WASHINGTON - The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority for months has been planning to bring $175 million of revenue bonds to market in a negotiated deal on Wednesday. But MWAA officials, like those of many other issuers, say the pricing of their deal will depend on what, if any, action Congress takes over the weekend to quell turmoil in the financial markets.

"At worst case, you pull a deal," said MWAA chief financial officer Lynn Hampton. "That's what a negotiated bond deal is for, so that you could in fact - if the market doesn't look right - pull it."

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