GOP: Spare Us Stimulus Sequel
Republicans court Blue Dog Dems to fight further spending
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User
Posted Mar 11, 2009 2:04 PM CDT
Pelosi yesterday indicated that Democrats are open to a second stimulus package if the first one isn't enough.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Talk of a second stimulus proves the first one isn't working, Republican leaders said today in blasting the possibility. “We don't even know what was in the first stimulus yet,” one senator said, while Minority Leader Mitch McConnell noted that Congress had spent “$1 billion an hour” so far this year. Republicans tell Politico they aim to lure discontented Dems in their fight for fiscal restraint.