Stimulus Passage? Obama Says “Cautiously Optimistic” But Some Dem Senators Wonder

“We will have the votes,” said a senior administration official on the prospects for the passage of the stimulus bill in the U.S. Senate.

But in a closed door meeting with senators Wednesday President Obama would only say he was “cautiously optimistic.”

Senator Ben Nelson (D-Nebraska) said, “I’m not sure we have the votes.”

Where’s Harry Reid?

U.S. Senate Majority leader Harry Reid speaks on Capitol Hill ...
U.S. Senate Majority leader Harry Reid speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington February 3, 2009.REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES)

CNN:
http://edition.cnn.com/2009/POLITIC
S/02/05/stimulus/index.html

Related:
Obama Was Cheated: House Stimulus a Nancy Pelosi Crime

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