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  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Tuesday, 3 Mar 2009 | 9:58 AM ET
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    The U.S. stimulus package may pack a big punch in the current crisis because households and businesses struggling to get credit are more likely to spend the money, a top White House adviser said Tuesday.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Monday, 2 Mar 2009 | 1:03 PM ET
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    President Barack Obama named Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius to lead his ambitious health reform effort on Monday, kicking off a week focused on revamping an inefficient healthcare system whose cost he fears is hurting the U.S. economy.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Thursday, 26 Feb 2009 | 11:30 AM ET
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    President Barack Obama Thursday released an outline of his budget for fiscal year 2010 that begins Oct.1.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 | 2:28 PM ET
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    With one of their own in the White House, Democrats in Congress are moving to give domestic government agencies 8 percent more money, on average, to spend this year atop the whopping $787 billion in economic stimulus funds.

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  • Obama's Speech: The Re-Education Of America Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 | 12:24 PM ET
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    We are no longer a nation of idiots, or at least that's my takeaway from Obama's speech last night. It seems others agree.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Tuesday, 24 Feb 2009 | 10:48 AM ET
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    Barreling ahead on a mammoth agenda, President Barack Obama is ready to offer a detailed sketch of the first year of his presidency, casting the nation's bleeding economy as a tangle of tough, neglected problems.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Monday, 23 Feb 2009 | 3:33 PM ET
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    Keep track of what Obama has been doing since taking office:

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Thursday, 19 Feb 2009 | 1:55 PM ET
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    President Obama's much-anticipated plan to deal with the U.S. housing crisis aims to help as many as 9 million families avoid foreclosure on their homes.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Wednesday, 18 Feb 2009 | 9:51 AM ET
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    President Obama's much-anticipated plan to deal with the U.S. housing crisis aims to help as many as 9 million families avoid foreclosure on their homes, one of the root causes of the global financial meltdown.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 10:30 AM ET
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    The U.S. Congress was expected to pass a $789 billion economic stimulus package aimed at unleashing large spending and tax cuts to help yank the economy out of a 14-month recession.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 11:03 AM ET
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    US lawmakers prepared Thursday to pass a $789 billion stimulus package to revive the struggling economy in a victory for President Barack Obama that some warned may have costly consequences.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Wednesday, 11 Feb 2009 | 10:27 AM ET
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    Banking leaders who benefited from a federal bailout are bringing a message of accommodation and gratitude to Congress, hoping for a better reception than the one given Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Tuesday, 10 Feb 2009 | 12:29 PM ET
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    The Obama administration's financial-rescue plan contains a number of measures meant to ease the credit crunch, including a public-private initiative to take bad assets off of banks' balance sheets.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Monday, 9 Feb 2009 | 10:52 AM ET
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    The Obama administration pushed back the announcement of a keenly awaited bank rescue plan until Tuesday as it pressed lawmakers to settle their differences over a huge economic stimulus package.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 10:51 AM ET
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    The Democratic-led Senate will try again to pass a $937 billion stimulus package aimed at boosting the battered economy as some of the worst unemployment data in decades boosted political pressure for a deal.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Thursday, 5 Feb 2009 | 10:46 AM ET
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    President Barack Obama warned that failure to act on an economic recovery package could plunge the nation into a long-lasting recession that might prove irreversible, a fresh call to a recalcitrant Congress to move quickly.

  • Obama's First 100 Days: What He's Done So Far Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 10:47 AM ET
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    President Obama kicks off a campaign to rein in corporate compensation with rules limiting executive pay to $500,000 a year for companies getting taxpayer bailout funds in the future.

  • A $3 Trillion Government Overdose Must Be Stopped Friday, 30 Jan 2009 | 8:51 AM ET

    Wednesday night’s House tally on the Democratic stimulus package, where not a single Republican voted in favor, was another shot across the bow for this incredibly unmanageable $900 billion behemoth of a program that truly will not stimulate the economy.

  • Stimulus Criticism Mounts Thursday, 29 Jan 2009 | 4:33 PM ET
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    Last night’s House vote on the Democratic stimulus package, where not a single Republican voted in favor, was another shot across the bow for this incredibly unmanageable $900 billion behemoth of a program that truly will not stimulate the economy.