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 billâ€ passed “under the guise of stimulus.â€
Yesterday, Biden announced that Kareem Dale (in red sweater) has been appointed special assistant to the president for disability policy. (Photo source: White House)