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Speedy recovery is called unlikely

Aides to Obama say stimulus needs time

Obama adviser David Axelrod said on NBC yesterday that the stimulus bill would not turn the economy around overnight. Obama adviser David Axelrod said on NBC yesterday that the stimulus bill would not turn the economy around overnight. (Associated Press)
By Farah Stockman
Globe Staff / February 16, 2009

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WASHINGTON - As President Obama prepares to sign the unprecedented $787 billion stimulus bill aimed at rescuing the US economy, his aides yesterday dampened expectations that the legislation - among the costliest in history - would quickly halt the nation's worsening unemployment and ease foreclosure rates. (Full article: 802 words)

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