House passes recovery package with zero Republican votes.

The House has passed H.R. 1, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, by a vote of 244 – 188. The House GOP fulfilled their pledge to mount “100 percent” opposition to the legislation:



Yglesias: “The lesson I would hope the administration learns here is this: He needs to spend less time seeking political cover to mitigate the downside to possible policy failure, and more time trying to implement the best policies he can.”

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