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January 27, 2009 5:44 PM

GOP may vote no, but economists back Obama stimulus

Economists think the stimulus plan that the House of Representatives will vote on Wednesday, while far from perfect, will help stimulate the moribund U.S. economy. Despite lampooning from some Republicans over some small provisions of the bill, most economists think it accomplishes an important goal — boosting public sector spending at a time when private sector spending is falling.

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