Friday, February 13, 2009

BREAKING NEWS: Senate passes stimulus

By Michael J.W. Stickings

It's done: 60-38. (The Democrats, the two independents, and three Republicans -- Specter, Collins, and Snowe -- voted for it, as expected.)

Once again, as in the House, Republicans put themselves squarely in opposition to the American economy and the American people.

And as flawed as the bill is, at least something was done at this time of historic crisis.

(I'm tired and don't have anything else to add. For our extensive coverage of the stimulus bill -- and the politics surrounding it -- click here.)

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