January 29, 2009: Obama savors stimulus win but fights loom (AFP)

  • "We want to work with the president. We've made clear to him that he's reached out and we're reaching out to him because at the end of the day, the American people need a plan that works," said Boehner.
  • "Today's vote is a victory for the American people," said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who predicted the plan would help create or save three-four million US jobs.