November 23, 2017
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Is it time for another stimulus package?

National unemployment is nearly 10 percent, prompting some economists to suggest another federal stimulus package, perhaps more carefully targeted to create private sector jobs, is needed. Would such a package have a chance of winning Congressional approval?

Would it work? Or is it too much of a gamble, digging an even deeper deficit hole? Did the Obama administration err by allowing Republicans to whittle the first stimulus down to $878 billion? Or has the stimulus not had a chance to work?


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