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Saturday, January 28, 2023

In Midwest, Obama Sings Praises of Stimulus Plan

EAST PEORIA, Ill., Feb. 12 — President Obama on Thursday touted the $789 billion economic stimulus package nearing congressional approval, telling workers at a huge manufacturing plant here that “a new wave of innovation, activity and construction will be unleashed all across America” once the p…

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Despite Pledges, Stimulus Has Some Pork

The compromise stimulus bill adopted by House and Senate negotiators this week is not free of spending that benefits specific communities, industries or groups, despite vows by President Obama that the legislation would be kept clear of pet projects, according to lawmakers, legislative aides and …

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Trim to Stimulus Carves Into Goals For Job Creation

For months, President Obama has been selling his economic stimulus package as a jobs bill that would spare the nation from a frightening spike in unemployment. Asked Monday at his first White House news conference how he would measure the success of the initiative, Obama replied: “My bottom line …

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Sifting Through Details of the Deal

As the House prepared to vote on a $789 billion stimulus bill, lawmakers and aides combed through the massive document, searching for favorite provisions and discovering that some didn’t make the final cut.

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Gregg Withdraws As Commerce Pick

Saying he “made a mistake,” Republican Sen. Judd Gregg withdrew yesterday as the nominee for commerce secretary, dealing a fresh blow to President Obama’s quest to fill out his Cabinet and dramatically undercutting his efforts to forge a new bipartisanship in the capital.

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