House and Senate negotiators have reached an agreement Wednesday on a $789 billion economic stimulus plan aimed at creating millions of jobs and providing tax cuts for millions of lower and middle income taxpayers, lawmakers say.
Congressional leaders announced that they have reached a deal on a stimulus plan Wednesday -- although talks continued late in the day on the bill's final details. The Hotline's Amy Walter discusses the negotiations and Jeffrey Brown reports on the…
The Treasury Department outlined an overhaul of the financial rescue plan Tuesday as the stimulus bill moved forward. Economists and analysts react to the developments.
By PBS NewsHour
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner announced Tuesday a strategy to overhaul the widely criticized bank bailout fund that is aimed at unclogging credit markets that provide loans to consumers and businesses.
President Barack Obama gave a prime-time press conference Monday to make his case to the public for an economic stimulus plan and to respond to other policy issues. Following is the text of Mr. Obama's prepared statement and the full…
President Obama traveled to Indiana Monday and planned a primetime news conference to build support for the stimulus bill that is nearing a final Senate vote. Reporters examine the next steps for the stimulus plan.
White House Senior Adviser David Axelrod discusses President Barack Obama's stance in the struggle to pass a stimulus bill and reflects on errors made in how the Obama team has handled some of the nominations to top administration positions.
Senate Democrats pushed for more votes on an economic stimulus bill Thursday amid efforts to trim the plan's costs. Office of Management and Budget Director Peter Orszag and Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., offer their views.
President Barack Obama signed an executive order Thursday to create a White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships to help nonprofits and local groups improve their communities with help from the government and other organizations.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
President Barack Obama urged lawmakers to act quickly on his economic stimulus package Thursday, telling reporters that the time for talk on the proposal is over and "the time for action is now."…
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