Stimulus spending looms large in midterm contests
Published 10/20/2010, Associated Press
Republicans nationwide are attacking Democrats with a "failed stimulus" campaign drumbeat in ads, debates and campaign mailers, deriding the $814 billion program. But the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office reported last month that 1.4 million to 3.3 million people are employed because of the program, a blow to Republican claims that the stimulus failed to increase employment.Word count: 1101
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