BUSINESS
06/09/2010 10:03 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Congress Favors Federal Deficit Concerns Over More Stimulus

At a moment when many economists warn that the American economic recovery is likely to be imperiled by prolonged high unemployment and slow growth, President Obama is discovering that the tools available to him last year -- a big economic stimulus and action by the Federal Reserve -- are both now politically untenable.

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