Obama: Stimulus Bill passes, After party at White House,

The Vote  244-188

President Obama won his first legislative victory as the House passed a $819 billion economic stimulus package adding to a projected $1.2 trillion deficit this year. Borrowing the money would add $347 billion to the bill’s costs over ten years, according to the Congressional Budget Office,Once it is passed, every American will be able to go the Web site recovery.gov and see how and where their money is being spent.”<1>

Not one Republican

President Obama bid to woo Republicans failed to convince even a single GOP member to join Democrats to back the bill. Eleven Democrats joined the entire 177-member House GOP caucus in voting “no”.<2>

President Obama and the 13 corporate executives

The president met with 13 corporate executives Wednesday morning to talk about the need there needs.

They need our money now

“The businesses that are shedding jobs to stay afloat — they cannot afford inaction or delay,” Obama said.

Than there you the American worker with no job only fear

“The workers who are returning home to tell their husbands and wives and children that they no longer have a job, and all those who live in fear that theirs will be the next job cut — they need help now.”<3>

Party at the Whote House
After the vote, he invited top House and Senate leaders of both parties to the White House for cocktails, hoping a little wine and schmoozing could grease the path for his signature economic initiative in the Senate.<4>

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  1. December 14th, 2011
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