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Obama Stimulus Bill

Obama Getting Briefed By Volcker On Stimulus Plan's Effectiveness

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday acknowledged that many families are suffering "incredible pain" from the economy but said his gove...

Obama To Sign Stimulus Package Tuesday In Denver: Report

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Savoring his first big victory in Congress, President Barack Obama on Saturday celebrated the newly passed $787 billion economic st...

Judd Gregg's Attempt to Grab Control Over Census Foiled... by HuffPo

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Do not believe for a moment that Judd Gregg withdrew his nomination because of the stimulus bill. He withdrew because control of the Census Bureau was withdrawn.

Stimulus bill narrowly survives Senate test vote

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — An $838 billion economic stimulus bill backed by the White House narrowly advanced in the Senate on Monday over strong Republican o...

Command and Control?

Jamie Malanowski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamie Malanowski

At a time when the country is virtually pleading with him to exert command and control, he has yielded that role to congressional partisans that the public doesn't quite know and almost certainly doesn't trust.

Obama: "Some Banks Won't Make It"

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In a sobering appraisal of the nation's banking system, President Barack Obama signaled Monday that he will need more money to bail...

Ryan Grim

Stimulus Package Passes With Zero Republican Support | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A nearly $820 billion stimulus package passed the House of Representatives Wednesday without a single Republican vote. The bill now moves to the Senat...

Obama To Host White House "Happy Hour" For Lawmakers Voting On Stimulus Bill

Huffington Post/NY Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According to The NY Post, President Obama is greasing the voting process a bit with some libations at the White House for lawmakers who are considerin...

Obama To GOP: When You Beat Me Up ... I Will Watch You On Fox News And Feel Bad About Myself

US News | Paul Bedard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama went to Capitol Hill today to push Republicans to back his $825 billion stimulus plan. While they probably won't, he won points...

Ryan Grim

House Republicans Deliver Stimulus Plan To Obama: Full Text | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Republicans delivered the following economic recovery plan to President Obama today, which they also provided to the Huffington Post. It calls ...