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Obama prods Congress on economy

Calls fast action essential on stimulus package

By Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / January 9, 2009

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FAIRFAX, Va. - Warning that the nation could face devastating unemployment levels and a lengthy recession, President-elect Barack Obama yesterday pleaded with Congress to move quickly on a stimulus package of carefully chosen public works projects and tax cuts that could total $775 billion or more. (Full article: 1024 words)

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