Politico: Pelosi: Stimulus ‘definitely worth it’
Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Senator Graham’s comments on this article: “The Obama stimulus has pretty much been a bust. Very few benefits or jobs created, but loads of new debt.”

By: Simmi Aujla

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said on the two-year anniversary of President Barack Obama signing the stimulus package into law that she has no regrets about it, even if the spending measure helped fuel a GOP victory in the House this fall.

“We’re very, very proud of it,” she told reporters Thursday. “It was definitely worth it.”

House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader Eric Cantor both issued statements noting the anniversary and using it to trumpet the difference between Republicans and Democrats.

“On the birthday of the stimulus, let’s step back and recognize that Washington does not always know best,” Cantor said.

Democrats, though, haven’t marked the occasion.

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In the United States Senate, South Carolina's Lindsey Graham has earned a reputation as a conservative, a problem-solver, and a leader who gets things done. He is a great friend to our men and women serving in uniform, a leading advocate for cutting the out-of-control spending in Washington, and a strong opponent of Obamacare. Learn more about Lindsey here.