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Tuesday, January 27, 2009
As layoffs spread Obama seeks to form a bipartisan agreement on stimulus
Forty-thousand new layoffs were announced yesterday yet Obama is wasting time trying to forge a bipartisan consensus on the stimulus. Democrats have the votes to pass the measure now, but the president prefers to dawdle and try to placate resistant Republicans for what kind of long-term political support, I do not know. Meanwhile, American families suffer.