Monday, February 16, 2009

Potential Impact Of Pres. Obama's Economic Stimulus

Christina RomerPres. Obama's economic stimulus bill gained final approval from Congress Friday after a final round of tough debate. White House Chair, Council of Economic Advisers, Christina Romer discusses the bill's potential impact on the economy on the PBS News Hour, "We know that the private sector is the engine of growth, and that's where we expect to see the vast majority of the jobs."

Listen to PBS News Hour's package covering the stimulus bill.

The White House has released a photo essay about the economic stimulus package showing Obama reaching out to Republicans during stimulus negotiations. In this photo taken on Jan. 27, 2009 House Republicans surround the President after his meeting with the G.O.P caucus. Many of them were seeking his autograph. Zero House Republican voted for the bill.

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