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Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said on Sunday that House Democrats would come around and embrace the incremental approach to job creation that the Senate is pursuing. Last week, an uprising from liberal members of the House stopped a Senate package of tax cuts and infrastructure spending -- which Rep.
By Ben Pershing
Two days after the Senate passed a jobs bill with bipartisan fanfare, Democrats' efforts to boost the economy are now stalled at both ends of the Capitol.
* Unemployment benefits, highway funds to expire
* Many House Democrats object to Senate bill
By Andy Sullivan
By: Jonathan Allen
February 25, 2010 07:59 AM EST
In twin letters sent to President Barack Obama and top Democratic congressional leaders in advance of today’s White House health-care summit, the Congressional Black Caucus is appealing for tougher efforts to reduce racial disparities in the health system.
February 24, 2010 08:43 PM EST
The Senate’s stripped-down jobs bill is chump change that doesn’t live up to its name, according to Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Barbara Lee (D-Calif.).
By Perry Bacon Jr.
Washington Post Staff Writer
Tuesday, February 23, 2010; A17
Tom Abate, Chronicle Staff Writer
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Local households earning $52,000 or less can get their taxes prepared for free by calling 211 and asking for a referral to more than 200 local help centers participating in a program coordinated by the United Way of the Bay Area.
by: Marilyn Bechtel
January 20 2010