House poised to pass economic stimulus bill (Reuters)

A man walks past the Capitol on a snowy morning in Washington January 27, 2009. U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Congress on Tuesday to try to persuade reluctant Republicans to support a $825 billion package he says is essential to resuscitate a plunging economy. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)Reuters – U.S. President Barack Obama’s $825 billion package to stem the U.S. recession headed toward anticipated passage on Wednesday in a sharply divided House of Representatives.


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