Is the stimulus package a good solution to a bad economy?

    Is President-elect Barack Obama’s stimulus package stimulating a good response from consumers? Dave Heller and Frank Newport break down the numbers and see if America thinks it’s a good solution to a bad economy. How about the current President? Is soon-to-be-departing President George Bush’s approval rating stepping up a bit, or sliding down even more? Plus, President-elect Barack Obama’s “honeymoon,” attitudes about seating Roland Burris to replace Barack Obama in the U.S. Senate, and notions about Caroline Kennedy being appointed to replace Hillary Clinton.

    Is President-elect Barack Obama’s stimulus package stimulating a good response from consumers? Dave Heller and Frank Newport break down the numbers and see if America thinks it’s a good solution to a bad economy. How about the current President? Is soon-to-be-departing President George Bush’s approval rating stepping up a bit, or sliding down even more? Plus, President-elect Barack Obama’s “honeymoon,” attitudes about seating Roland Burris to replace Barack Obama in the U.S. Senate, and notions about Caroline Kennedy being appointed to replace Hillary Clinton.

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