Obama wins House passage of economic stimulus (Reuters)

President Barack Obama smiles as he talks about his children having a day off school due to the snow, during an economic meeting with company CEOs in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington January 28, 2009. (Jason Reed/Reuters)Reuters – President Barack Obama scored his first major legislative victory on Wednesday with passage of an $825 billion economic stimulus package by a sharply divided U.S. House of Representatives on a 244-188 vote.

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