The Plum Line: Stimulus

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 02/17/2014

The stimulus act was a success — and we need another

Many of the things Republicans are saying today about the stimulus bill are predicated on a similar and presumably deliberate misunderstanding: that the legislation was meant to permanently fix the economy.

By George Zornick  |  11:39 AM ET, 02/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  economy, John Cornyn, Marco Rubio, Stimulus

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 01/21/2013

How Obama made good on the promises of his first inaugural

How Obama made good on the promises of his first inaugural

By Jamelle Bouie  |  11:19 AM ET, 01/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barack obama, economy, health care, inauguration, Stimulus

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 12/07/2012

The Morning Plum: Time for fiscal cliff talks to focus on jobs

The current crisis isn't just about taxes and entitlements. It's also about jobs. Time to focus on unemployment.

By Greg Sargent  |  09:10 AM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fiscal cliff, Morning Plum, Stimulus, unemployment

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 12/05/2012

The election wasn't just about taxes and the deficit. It was also about jobs.

When it comes to government investment in job creation, the public sided in this election with the Democratic vision.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:16 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2012 election, barack obama, Mitt Romney, Stimulus