Stimulus bill stymied in the Senate

Stimulus bill stymied in the Senate February 4, 2009

Senate Lacks Votes to Pass Stimulus –

Senate Democratic leaders conceded yesterday that they do not have the votes to pass the stimulus bill as currently written and said that to gain bipartisan support, they will seek to cut provisions that would not provide an immediate boost to the economy.

That’s a welcome surprise. I’m sure the Democrats won’t kill it, but maybe it could be made a little less noxious.

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