Day 8

Obama meets with House and Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill to discuss his American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan.

In an interview with an Arab television station, Obama says: “Americans are not your enemy,” in an attempt to mend bridges with the Muslim world.

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner announced new rules that make it harder for banks to lobby for a share of money set aside by the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act. (Photo source: White House)

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