08/08/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Second Stimulus: How Would It Go Down?

Rumblings about a second stimulus package began over the weekend, when Vice President Joe Biden told George Stephanopoulos on This Week that the administration "misread how bad the economy was." Speculation spiked again when Laura Tyson, an Obama adviser, suggested in a speech in Singapore on Tuesday that the first $787 billion stimulus was "a bit too small." President Obama then refused to rule it out: "I don't take anything off the table when unemployment is close to 10 percent and a lot of Americans are hurting out there," he said.

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