Joe Biden

Obama, Congress Close To New Stimulus

Vice president elect Joe Biden says that Barack Obama and Congress are close to an agreement on a new economic stimulus package. He didn’t answer questions on whether it was going to cost $800 billion or more or less. Previously announced versions of the package (click Barak Obama tag for more) have promised millions of

AP: Senate to Vote on Bailout Plan Wednesday

The political posturing continues regarding the bailout bill. Now the Senate may vote on the bailout package Wednesday to keep things moving forward following a House defeat of the proposal Monday. According to the AP: In a surprise move to resurrect President Bush’s $700 billion Wall Street rescue plan, Senate leaders slated a vote on