Democrats unveil $825 billion in stimulus spending (Reuters)

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks with reporters after a bi-partisan meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama and leading Democrats at the White House in Washington January 23, 2009. Standing with McConnnell are House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) (L) and Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) (2nd L). (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)Reuters – U.S. Senate Democrats on Friday unveiled their version of a massive economic stimulus proposal that, like its counterpart in the House of Representatives, would provide new emergency spending and tax cuts totaling $825 billion.


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