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Obama Signing Stimulus Bill In Denver: VIDEO, UPDATES

AP/Huffington Post |  BEN FELLER   |   February 17, 2009 08:40 AM

Check back here at 2:30 PM ET for live video of Obama signing the stimulus bill.

President Barack Obama is ready to sign into law the most sweeping economic package in decades, a rescue plan meant to reinvigorate job creation, consumer spending and public optimism. Add the bill to an ever-growing deficit.

Capping the biggest victory of his month-old administration, Obama will sign the economic legislation Tuesday in Denver.

The setting, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, is meant to underscore the investments the new law will make in “green” energy-related jobs. It also allows Obama to get away from Washington, where the bill’s passage was a mostly partisan affair, and be among people who may benefit from the huge government intervention.

On Wednesday in Arizona, Obama will unveil another part of his economic recovery effort _ a plan to help millions of homeowners fend off foreclosure.

But first comes the $787 billion economic stimulus bill, which tries to attack the nation’s economic free fall on multiple fronts.


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