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Measuring the Stimulus

By on 6.8.09 | 12:20PM

With the unemployment rate at 9.4 percent, the Obama administration announced today a new set of plans to accelerate the spending of stimulus money and "save or create" 600,000 jobs over the summer. In case you're keeping score at home, since the economic stimuls legislation passed, the U.S. economy has lost over 1.6 million jobs. But the White House has claimed the program has been succeeding, because it saved or created 150,000 jobs.

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