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Same-Sex Marriage Will Generate Over $166 Million in First Three Years

Nov 16
Extending marriage to same-sex couples in Maine, Maryland, and Washington State will generate over $166 million in wedding spending in the first three years.

Despite claims, bailouts not over yet

By Daniel Wagner | Oct 29
The Treasury Department says its bank bailouts are over, but the spending continues.

Stimulus spending looms large in midterm contests

By Kristen Wyatt | Oct 20
A photo of President Barack Obama hangs on the wall in CoraFaye’s Cafe, a short walk from the Denver museum where Obama signed into law the most sweeping U.S. economic package in decades in an attempt to put people back to work and end the worst downturn since the Great Depression.

Business group turns on past allies

Oct 4
During the worst of the economic crisis, the nation’s most powerful business lobby pleaded with Congress to prop up financial institutions and stimulate the economy with hundreds of billions of dollars in borrowed money. Today it’s a different story.

White House defends stimulus, highlights projects

By Darlene Superville | Sep 20
In a report being released Friday by Vice President Joe Biden, the White House pushes back against criticism of its $814 billion stimulus program and highlights 100 projects that it says are creating jobs and growing the economy.

FACT CHECK: Stimulus assessments overly optimistic

By Frederic J. Frommer | Aug 26
The Obama administration claimed this week that $100 billion invested in innovative technologies under the economic stimulus law is "transforming the American economy" by putting the nation on track for technological breakthroughs in health care, energy and transportation.

Little relief seen for state and local layoffs

By Jeannine Aversa | Aug 9
An injection of $26 billion in federal aid won’t be enough to save the jobs of more than a half million people who work for state and local governments or for companies that do business with them.

Democrats seek GOP help for last-ditch jobs bill

By Andrew Taylor | Aug 4
A $26 billion measure to help states and local school boards with their severe budget problems faces a make-or-break vote Wednesday as Senate Democrats try one last time to advance their faltering jobs agenda.

New WH report claims more jobs from stimulus bill

Jul 14
A new White House report says last year’s $862 billion stimulus law has now "saved or created" between 2.5 million and 3.6 million jobs.

War funding splits House, Senate Democrats

By Andrew Taylor | Jul 2
A House measure blending money for President Barack Obama’s Afghanistan troop surge with last-ditch moves by Democrats to salvage their faltering jobs agenda faces an uphill climb in the Senate.

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