Obama Signs $787B Stimulus

Liberals grumble over President's compromises
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 17, 2009 1:54 PM CST
President Barack Obama is seen in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009.   (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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(Newser) – President Obama signed the economic stimulus bill into law today, the AP reports. In a Denver science museum chosen to underscore the bill’s investments in green technology and science education, Obama said he hoped the bill "will ignite our imagination once more, spurring new discoveries and breakthroughs that will make our economy stronger, our nation more secure, and our planet safer for our children.”