Thursday, January 29, 2009

House passes $819 billion stimulus package with 0 GOP votes

The Democratic-controlled House approved $819 billion in spending increases and tax cuts at the heart of President Barack Obama's economic recovery program Wednesday evening, despite Republicans' charges that the bill is wasteful. The measure passed by a vote of 244-188. Eleven Democrats voted against the measure, while no Republicans supported it.

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