With no Republican yes votes, the House of Representatives passes a revised version of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 by a vote of 246-183. Later that night, the Senate voted to pass Obama’s $787 billion stimulus bill, largely by party lines.
Indiana Rep. Mike Pence repeated RNC Chairman Michael Steele’s charge that it was a “massive liberal spending bill” passed “under the guise of stimulus.”
Yesterday, Biden announced that Kareem Dale (in red sweater) has been appointed special assistant to the president for disability policy. (Photo source: White House)