Behind stimulus plan: economic and political gains

Francis, David R.
October 2001
Christian Science Monitor;10/15/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 224, p21
Looks at economics and politics in the United States, and efforts of Congress to develop an economic stimulus package to help revive the U.S. economy.


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