Newsday - LI Pols Say Congress Shouldn't Delay Stimulus

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By:  Pete King
Date: Nov. 8, 2008
Location: Washington, DC


Newsday - LI Pols Say Congress Shouldn't Delay Stimulus

It's a long way from November to Jan. 20, say Long Island's representatives who agree with President-elect Barack Obama that Congress shouldn't wait until Inauguration Day to pass a second economic stimulus package.

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Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) said he supports a package that would help middle-income families and he hopes fellow Republicans will put partisan politics aside to focus on helping the economy. "Republicans should not be lashing back," King said. "We should not have a knee-jerk reaction."

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