Senate Democrats

The Headlines Say It All – Republicans Block Economic Stimulus for Working Americans

Yesterday, Bush Republicans had a chance to strengthen our weakening economy, but instead they blocked a bipartisan bill which would have given a much deserved rebate to an additional 20 million seniors and 250,000 disabled veterans. The package also would have given heating assistance to low-income families across the nation. The headlines say it all:

Republicans Block Stimulus Bill [Associated Press, 2/7/08]

Senate Republicans Block Expanded Economic Stimulus Proposal [Bloomberg, 2/7/2008]

GOP Kills Senate Stimulus Bill [Washington Times, 2/7/08]

Senate G.O.P. Blocks Additions to Stimulus Bill [New York Times, 2/7/08]

Republicans Block Senate Plan to Boost Economy [Reuters, 2/7/08]

GOP Blocks Stimulus [Politico, 2/7/08]

Senate GOP Block Vote on Stimulus Plan [Financial Times, 2/7/08]

Republican Senators Block US Stimulus Plan [International Herald Tribune, 2/7/07]

GOP Blocks Beefed-Up Tax Rebate Bill [Detroit Free Press, 2/7/08]

Senate’s Stimulus Measure Blocked [Washington Post, 2/7/08]

Senate Republicans Block Attempt to Add $44 Billion to Stimulus Bill [Winston-Salem Journal, 2/7/08]

Senate Republicans Block Stimulus Package [RTT News, 2/6/08

Stimulus Package Stifled in Senate [Courier-Journal, 2/7/08]

Senate Republicans Block Add-Ons to Stimulus Plan[Arkansas Democrat Gazette, 2/7/08]