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Economic Recovery Plan

The Upside of the Economy's Downturn

Edward Muzio | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Edward Muzio

Has the recession benefited companies at the expense of individuals? It may seem that way. But even in the most difficult circumstances, sometimes everybody wins, at least a little.

Arthur Delaney

Caterpillar Joins With Progressives, Disses The Stimulus As Too Small

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In February, President Obama made a trip to a Caterpillar factory in Peoria, Illinois, where he said his economic stimulus plan would allow the constr...

Obama's Call to Rebuild

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

This wasn't really a budget speech, or even a State of the Union. It was a call to rebuild a country -- from its infrastructure, to its economy, to its values.

Congressman Dave Obey: Chief Architect of Plan for America's Recovery

Gov. Jim Doyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gov. Jim Doyle

Congressman Obey led the effort in Washington to shape the plan. We now have a Recovery and Reinvestment Act that lets states be partners in moving this country forward.

Senate Passes Stimulus Plan

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senate passage of an $838 billion stimulus bill triggered an intense round of late-night bargaining on Tuesday, with the White Hous...