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

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