December 29, 2008: Republicans urge caution on Obama stimulus plan (AFP)

  • Added House of Representatives Republican minority leader John Boehner: "I would ask the Democratic leadership to guarantee that such a bill will not be brought to the floor of the House unless there have been public hearings in the appropriate committees, the entire text has been available online for the American people to review for at least one week, and it includes no special-interest earmarks."