#1 Senate Lacks Votes to Pass Stimulus02-04-2009, 11:08 AM
Democrats Trying to Trim $900 Billion Plan to Gain GOP Support
By Shailagh Murray and Paul Kane
Washington Post Staff Writers
Wednesday, February 4, 2009; Page A01
Senate Democratic leaders conceded yesterday that they do not have the votes to pass the stimulus bill as currently written and said that to gain bipartisan support, they will seek to cut provisions that would not provide an immediate boost to the economy.
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If they cut the provisions that don't immediately boost the economy, we are not talking about that much 'stimulus' especially for ACORN."If every poor man is to come here and start requesting money for all his children, the applicants will never be satisfied and the nation's finances will collapse." Emperor Tiberius: Tacitus:Annals
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