Michael Grunwald

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/ Aug 16, 2012

Five myths about Obama's economic stimulus

President Barack Obama's February 2009 stimulus bill, the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, was a political disaster. It helped fuel the Republican revival of 2010 and now stars in Mitt Romney's ads. The president even stopped uttering the word "stimulus." But the bill ...