GOP Governor Bucks Party to Back Obama's Stimulus

President Obama welcomed the rare Republican supporter of his economic stimulus bill today when Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas arrived in the capital to lobby GOP senators to vote for it. Douglas, who is vice chairman of the National Governors Association, is bucking his party over Obama's massive economic bailout plan. In a brief photo op with Douglas, Obama said, "What we can't do is let very modest differences get in the way of the overall package moving forward quickly." Douglas sat next to...Full Story
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