Recessions

We Have a Stimulus

America, you have your stimulus: The Senate passed the $838 billion measure today 61 to 37. Just three Republicans crossed the aisle—Susan Collins and Olympia Snowe of Maine and Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania. Now the bill will go to conference, where the House and the Senate will try to iron out their differences and, perhaps, reinsert some of the spending measures that the Senate cut from its version.