Red-ink forecast could make it a lot harder to craft an economic stimulus package.
Spending big on the economy is less risky than doing too little, he asserted Thursday.
Obama's stimulus plan may strive to prevent layoffs of public-sector workers in states, cities.
There’s impetus to move quickly on the economy though some seats are empty.
Conservatives, resisting big government outlays on principle, begin to build the case for other options.
Party leaders are likely to find congressional freshmen more independent than usual.
Readers write about American conservatives returning to the mainstream, how the incoming administration should deal with North Korea, and why US automakers should be helped out.
Leaders say they’ll have to examine their party’s ‘brand’ and consider new faces.
But this plan is likely to be aimed at people and areas hit hard by the slump.
Is there a deal or not? It depends on who’s asked, but an outline is emerging from Thursday’s meeting at the White House.