Daily Archives: February 13, 2009

The Sage News Roundup 2/14/09

Steele’s Campaign Spending Questioned By Henri E. Cauvin Washington Post Staff Writer Saturday, February 7, 2009; Page A01 Michael S. Steele, the newly elected chairman of the Republican National Committee, arranged for his 2006 Senate campaign to pay a defunct … Continue reading

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Stimulus Plan Receives Final Approval in Congress

Obama is expected to sign the bill on Monday.  The Congressional Budget Office says that more than 74 percent of the money will be spent within 18 months. By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN Published: February 13, 2009 WASHINGTON — Congress on … Continue reading

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Stimulus Bill Passes in the House With No G.O.P. Support – NYTimes.com

The Senate is expected to vote on the bill tonight. By DAVID STOUT Published: February 13, 2009 WASHINGTON — The House approved a $787 billion economic stimulus package Friday afternoon, with Democrats successfully promoting it as a boost for middle-class … Continue reading

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Hardened Obama plans new fights

Barack Obama learns quickly.  It didn’t take him long to figure out the Republicans aren’t interested in bipartisanship.  When Judd Gregg withdrew his name for Commerce Secretary I felt it was a deliberate, planned action to embarrass Obama and I … Continue reading

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