House passes stimulus package

Despite Democratic efforts at compromise, the vote on the proposal ended up going along strict party lines; no Republicans voted for it.

Alex Koppelman
January 29, 2009 4:12AM (UTC)

The House of Representatives has just voted in favor of the Democratic stimulus proposal. As expected, the vote split along party lines. 244 Democrats supported the bill; 11 voted against it. No Republicans voted for the package.

Alex Koppelman

Alex Koppelman is a staff writer for Salon.

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