Topic: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Obama created a deficit commission Thursday that includes both Democrats and Republicans. But the move comes during an election year rife with mistrust and political maneuvering.
02/18/2010 02:02 pm
The Obama administration says that stimulus spending is ahead of schedule, despite critics' complaints that the program has fallen short of its goals.
02/17/2010 08:23 pm
Is the massive $787 billion spending package stimulating the economy? Here’s a look at the impact of the 2009 stimulus at the state level.
02/17/2010 04:06 pm
Administration celebrates one-year anniversary of stimulus package. But Americans worry about high unemployment.
02/17/2010 04:03 pm
President Obama's $8-billion investment in high-speed rail may be a giant step forward in the country's transportation system, but experts question if it will gain traction among car-loving Americans.
02/11/2010 04:00 pm
His emphasis on incentives may win over critics. But that effort won’t be worth it if he also waters down standards with new ‘college and career readiness’ benchmarks.
02/02/2010 01:32 pm
Obama’s high-speed rail plan starts America down the track to a more efficient way of transport. But this high-cost investment will need long-term commitment from the public and private sectors.
01/29/2010 03:19 pm
US Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew at a 5.6 percent rate last quarter, the biggest economic expansion in six years. But economists say that doesn't augur a growth in jobs any time soon.
01/29/2010 11:58 am
President Obama announced 13 high-speed rail projects worth $8 billion Thursday. It is an 'important beginning,' advocates say, aimed at several key population centers.
01/28/2010 07:44 pm
Full text of President Obama's State of the Union address
01/27/2010 09:54 pm