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Obama Stimulus Plan

IMF Backs Obama's Economic Stimulus Plan

Wall Street Journal | Bob Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The International Monetary Fund's top economist generally endorsed the incoming Obama administration's approach to economic stimulus, an...

Obama Stimulus Won't Include Earmarks, Biden Says

Wall Street Journal | JONATHAN WEISMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Vice President-elect Joe Biden released new details on the incoming administration's planned stimulus package, saying 85% of the three million jobs to...

Obama Economic Stimulus Could Be $850 Billion Over Two Years

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — President-elect Barack Obama is laying the groundwork for a giant economic stimulus package, possibly $850 billion over two years, ...

Obama Team Considering Much Larger Stimulus Plan

Wall Street Journal | JONATHAN WEISMAN and DEBORAH SOLOMON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President-elect Barack Obama's economic team is considering an economic-stimulus program that will be far larger than the two-year, half-trillion-doll...

Big Business Lines Up Behind Obama Stimulus Plan

The Hill | Kevin Bogardus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Big business is lining up to support President-elect Obama's plan to stimulate the economy with the biggest spending spree on roads, bridges and other...

Obama, White House At Odds Over Financial Sector Rescue

Wall Street Journal | JONATHAN WEISMAN and DEBORAH SOLOMON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Barack Obama's transition team is resisting Bush administration overtures to coordinate more on the financial-sector rescue, convinced t...

House Preparing $500 Billion Stimulus Bill For Obama

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi met leading governors on Monday to discuss the size and shape of an economic stimulus package that ...

New Stimulus Goal: Move From Big Negatives To Zero Growth

New York Times | LOUIS UCHITELLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Now that the government has spent nearly $1.4 trillion to stabilize the financial system, economists and policy makers -- and the president-elect -- a...

Obama's First Challenge

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Even though Barack Obama's inauguration is two months away, Americans already look to him for the leadership required to steer us out of a yawning recession.

Investment-Led Stimulus to Avoid a Long, Deep Recession

Paul A. London | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul A. London

Leaders will have to take the next step, which is to spell out what they mean when they talk vaguely about stimulus that creates employment.

Obama Unveils $120 Billion Stimulus Plan

Associated Press | Ryan Nakashima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrat Barack Obama on Sunday unveiled an economic stimulus package costing up to $120 billion that his campaign said would put money in the hands o...