The president, in Montana on Friday and Colorado on Saturday, has so far taken care not to alienate 'New West' swing states. But rumblings are nonetheless afoot.
A new federal program will allow snakes to be hunted in the Everglades and other US lands in south Florida.
With competing bills in the House and Senate, Democrats struggle to agree on key climate and energy reforms.
Only $37 billion of the $787 billion has been spent so far. Confusing provisions and the sheer size of the bill have created delays.
Stimulus spending this summer will be guided by Vice President Joe Biden's 'Roadmap to recovery,' which he presented to the president Monday.