davidl on February 15th, 2009

Alan Elsner: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- President Barack Obama’s aides warned Americans on Sunday not to expect instant miracles from the $787 billion economic stimulus bill he will sign this week, but said it would help eventually. Mr. President you said it was urgent for Congress to pass Porkulus.  Congress did its part. You need to stop […]

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Eric Florack on February 15th, 2009

Lynn Sweet at the Chicago Sun-Times, forwards notes from staffers Natasha Korecki and Dave McKinney : State lawmakers are calling for a criminal investigation into whether U.S. Sen. Roland Burris committed perjury before a state impeachment panel, in the wake of a Sun-Times exclusive story published online today. The development comes after the Chicago Democrat […]

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davidl on February 15th, 2009

Ellen Goodman, Seattle Times: In the winter of our economic discontent, women now hold more than 49 percent of jobs on the nation’s payrolls. If we cross the 50 percent line — hold the applause — it will be because men are losing their jobs even faster than women. This dubious equality is in large […]

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davidl on February 15th, 2009

Irwin Stelzer, Times(UK) So Obama has his stimulus bill, but he has paid a very high price. He now owns the recession. He has asked to be judged by whether this bill and other measures he will propose create or “save” 3.5m-4m jobs, the number lost so far since unemployment turned up. Forget “save” – […]

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