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Economic Stimulus

  1. just asking questions
    An Obama Economic Adviser on Biden’s Big Inflation Problem“I’ve long thought Washington was doing too little, but it has now overcorrected and done too much,” says Harvard’s Jason Furman.
  2. coronavirus stimulus
    New Jobs Report Bolsters Case for Biden’s StimulusWith 10 million Americans out of work and millions more underemployed, Democrats are right to err on the side of too much relief.
  3. politics
    Why Big Mo Matters to BidenPast presidents — including Barack Obama — who got off to a slow or clumsy start often paid dearly for it. Biden wants to avoid that fate.
  4. bad education
    Schools Hoard $10 Billion Stimulus to Rehire Teachers“We can’t treat this money as if it’s a supplement to a jobs bill.”
  5. stale jokes
    President Obama Still Getting Mileage Out of BFDJoe Biden’s classic hot-mike gaffe, three months later.
  6. the great american hustle
    ‘Cash for Clunkers’ Hugely Successful at Buying People New Pickup TrucksIf you thought people were trading in their old Ford F150s for Toyota Priuses, you were horribly wrong.
  7. the greatest recession
    White House Considering a Not-Stimulus PackageAlthough, come on, it’s really a stimulus package.
  8. let’s get civical
    NYC So Safe It Doesn’t Merit Federal Cop FundingWait a minute here.
  9. dirty words of wisdom
    Warren Buffett Would Like a Full Tab of Viagra, PleaseThe Oracle did not find the first economic stimulus particularly stimulating.
  10. those were the 100 days
    Bailouts, Bankers, Brackets, and Bo: Obama’s First 100 DaysLet’s relive all of the memorable moments we’ve already forgotten.
  11. the benjamin button economy
    Unemployment Hits Highest Levels Since 1983The unemployment rate hit 8.5 percent in March, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
  12. stimulating conversation
    Second Stimulus About As Unpopular As You’d ExpectAs in, nobody wants to even talk about it.
  13. early and often
    Schumer Lays Down the LawYou’ll take your stimulus money, and you’ll like it! … Or we’ll take it.
  14. early and often
    Obama’s Stimulus Has That Magic Ingredient: American OptimismWith an added dash of Fox News pessimism!
  15. the great stimulation
    Obama Promises Housing Plan Will Help Only the Nice HomeownersThe naughty ones had better watch out.
  16. the post-racial world
    Al Sharpton Says Post Cartoon Might Be Kind of RacistDid it compare President Obama to a chimp?
  17. it just happened
    President Obama Signs Stimulus BillLet the money flow!
  18. early and often
    House Democrats Pass StimulusAnd only the House Democrats, again.
  19. the greatest depression
    New York Tries to Stay Calm As It Awaits Stimulus WindfallMonnnneeeyyyyy!!!!
  20. early and often
    The Stimulus: Final ThoughtsWith a deal in place, here are the winners, losers, and worriers.
  21. the great stimulation
    Senate and House Have Reached a Deal on StimulusHouse and Senate leaders have reportedly agreed on a scaled-down plan, with a $789.5 billion price tag.
  22. early and often
    Senate Passes Some BillSomething about stimulation?
  23. early and often
    Obama Controls the Discussion, Bores People in First Prime-time PresserAnd makes history by calling on a blogger!
  24. early and often
    The Senate Cut $100 Billion Dollars and All Obama Got Were Three Measly RepublicansA stimulus deal is in place, but was it worth it?
  25. early and often
    Gang of Senate Moderates Roughs Up the Stimulus BillBut only so they can save it.
  26. early and often
    Stimulus Bill Isn’t Doing Much Better in the SenateThe bill needs some major changes if it’s going to attract broad support.
  27. early and often
    John Boehner Stealing Jobs From AmericansWhy employ people to renovate the National Mall when you can get Republican volunteers to do it for free?
  28. early and often
    Obama’s Popularity, Kindness Fail to Sway a Single RepublicanThe stimulus bill passes the House without a single Republican vote.
  29. early and often
    Obama, Congressional Leaders to Get All Liquored Up TonightCan the power of alcohol finally bring everyone together on this stimulus business? Probably not.
  30. early and often
    Is Obama’s Quest for Bi-partisan Support Really Worth It?The president searches for Republican support he probably doesn’t need on the stimulus package.
  31. the greatest depression
    Stimulus Plan of Questionable Effectiveness Still on Track!Dissenters don’t think spending money on contraception will save the economy.
  32. early and often
    Obama’s Rescue Plan Still Not Passed One Day LaterApparently, Senate Democrats feels some misguided responsibility to make sure legislation works first.
  33. early and often
    Obama’s Stimulus Plan Getting People Very ExcitedBill Kristol is even giving conservatives a way to support it!
  34. it happened this week
    It Happened This Week: Striking BackHillary Clinton hit Barack Obama on Reverend Jeremiah Wright even as critics slammed her for fibbing about Bosnian sniper fire, Sean Combs smacked down rumors that he was involved with Tupac’s shooting, and other events of the week that was.