Politics & Government

November 26, 2008

Want to sell something? Put Obama's face on it

As the federal government tries to revive the nation's ailing economy, President-Elect Barack Obama is proving to be a one-man stimulus package. Tight-fisted consumers are separating themselves from their cash for Obama memorabilia, for travel to witness his Jan. 20 inauguration and even for rental housing in the Washington area as hotel rooms are becoming hard to find.

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