$819B Makeover: Obama, Dems Promise Stimulus Changes

Call it an $819 billion redo. Today, President Obama and Senate Democrats began anew the search for common ground. "The important thing is getting the thing passed," Obama told NBC News. "And I've done extraordinary outreach, I think, to Republicans because they had some good ideas and I want to make sure we get those ideas incorporated." As the Senate prepares to debate the stimulus on Monday, Democrats promised to accommodate some Republican demands in exchange for the votes they need to...Full Story
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