President Barack Obama speaks to reporters during his visit to the Capitol in where he tried to persuade reluctant Republicans to support a $825 billion package he says is essential to resuscitate a plunging economy.
President Barack Obama speaks to reporters during his visit to the Capitol in where he tried to persuade reluctant Republicans to support a $825 billion package he says is essential to resuscitate a plunging economy. Chuck Kennedy / MCT
President Barack Obama speaks to reporters during his visit to the Capitol in where he tried to persuade reluctant Republicans to support a $825 billion package he says is essential to resuscitate a plunging economy. Chuck Kennedy / MCT

GOP votes unswayed by Obama lobbying on stimulus bill

January 27, 2009 6:02 PM