Magazine January 26, 2009, Issue

The Week

(Ismael Roldan)

• If Harry Reid is so worried about being embarrassed by new senators, shouldn’t he keep Al Franken out?

• With the Fed having done all it safely can to stimulate the economy — perhaps more than it safely can — President-elect Obama is proposing that Congress pass a $1 trillion stimulus. He wants that figure to include $300 billion in tax relief — mostly in the form of the credits he campaigned on. If Congress is willing to take that revenue hit, though, it is able to finance better tax cuts, such as reductions in the corporate-income tax and the

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