Despite Problems In the Past, Biden to Try Again with ‘Green’ Stimulus

As vice president, Joe Biden oversaw a “green jobs” stimulus package that produced notable failures. This time, with more money and more demand for clean technology, will be different, Democrats say. About Ukraine RussiaMore Posts

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Democrats, Pushing Stimulus, Admit to Regrets on Obama’s 2009 Response

In pitching President Biden’s relief package, Democrats have said their 2009 stimulus efforts under Barack Obama were insufficient. Those close to Mr. Obama have noticed. About Ukraine RussiaMore Posts

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Stimulus Bill as a Political Weapon? Democrats Are Counting on It.

The $1.9 trillion package is a big bet by the party that it will restore a sense of normalcy by the 2022 elections and that voters will defy history and reward Democrats with more seats […]

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Biden Plans Messaging Blitz to Sell Economic Aid Plan

Drawing on a lesson from early in the Obama administration, the White House wants to tell voters how the legislation will help them and keep Republicans from defining it on their terms. About Ukraine RussiaMore […]

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Biden and the Fed Leave 1970s Inflation Fears Behind

Administration and Fed officials argue that workers not getting enough stimulus help is a larger concern than potential spikes in consumer prices. About Ukraine RussiaMore Posts

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Ghosts of 2009 Drive Democrats’ Push for Robust Crisis Response

In their quest for Republican backing, Democrats say they missed opportunities in 2009 for a stronger response to the Great Recession. They’re determined not to repeat the mistake. About Ukraine RussiaMore Posts

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A Second Economic Crisis for Biden, but a Different First Response

The president-elect’s proposed economic rescue package is larger and more targeted to the country’s needs than the stimulus plan he helped steer into law as vice president in 2009. About Ukraine RussiaMore Posts

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