Senate and House reach agreement on the Economic Stimulus Package in Washington

Senate and House reach agreement on the Economic Stimulus Package in Washington

Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-HI) speaks alongside Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) after the Senate and House reached an agreement on the $789 billion economic stimulus package on Capitol Hill in Washington on February 11, 2009. The bill includes increased unemployment benefits, money for states that face budget deficits and preserves President Obama's requested tax cut. Both Houses are expected to vote on the new package in the coming days. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)