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Stimulus Vote

Judd Gregg Voting Against Stimulus

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The AP reports that New Hampshire Sen. Judd Gregg, a day after withdrawing his nomination to be President Obama's Commerce Secretary, will oppose the ...

GOP Leader McConnell Also Planned Presidents' Day Vacation

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is not the only leader rushing to get out of Washington for a special trip. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McCo...

Democrats muscle huge stimulus through Congress

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In a major victory for President Barack Obama, Democrats muscled a huge, $787 billion stimulus bill through Congress late Friday ni...

GOP Leader Boehner Gets Theatrical In Speech Opposing Stimulus Bill (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a speech before the House Friday, GOP Leader John Boehner brought out the theatrics to illustrate his opposition to the stimulus bill. Holding alof...

House GOP Touting Stimulus Opposition In Ads

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Republicans are hoping to salvage a big loss on the economic stimulus bill by making it a political millstone for moderate Democrats. The party...

Stimulus Bill Shortchanges Chicago Transit, State Has $700M Wish List

The Huffington Post | Ben Goldberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With Congress set to vote Friday on the nearly $800 billion economic stimulus package, details have seeped out about how the money will be divided. It...

Ryan Grim

Pelosi Ready To Move On Stimulus, Happy To Meet With GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Congressional Republicans have been pressuring Democrats to give them 48 hours to review the stimulus package before a vote is called. The bill has y...

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...

Nelson Collins Amendment To Stimulus Gets Vote Tuesday

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senators Ben Nelson (D-NE) and Susan Collins (R-ME) have reached a compromise on a stimulus bill that will be voted on Tuesday. A procedural vote on t...

Reid: Stimulus Vote Could Come On Tuesday

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. senators began debate on a massive economic-recovery package Friday evening, after a working coalition of Democrats and some Republicans reached ...

Deal announced on emergency stimulus plan

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With job losses soaring nationwide, Senate Democrats reached agreement with a small group of Republicans Friday night on an economi...

Ryan Grim

Senators' Conference Plans Conflicted With Stimulus Vote [UPDATED]

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Senate is prepared for one of its most important votes in decades this weekend, whether to approve President Obama's economic stimulus package. Re...

GOP Rep: We Can't Be "The Party Of No"

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an editorial in Politico, House Minority Whip Eric Cantor says that Republicans can't simply be the "no" party. At a moment when the country nee...

House GOP: Stimulus Plan Has Too Much Spending

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In a swift victory for President Barack Obama, the Democratic-controlled House approved a historically huge $819 billion stimulus b...

Stimulus: American Indians Could Reap $3 Billion

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — American Indians stand to gain almost $3 billion as part of the economic stimulus moving through Congress, money that could help so...