Schumer: Up to $700 billion needed for new stimulus package

By David Edwards
Sunday, November 23, 2008 12:20 EDT
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Appearing on ABC’s This Week, Sen. Chuck Schumer told George Stephanopoulos that $500 billion to $700 billion is needed for a new economic stimulus package.

“It’s a little like having a new New Deal, but you have to do it before the Depression. Not after,” said Schumer.

This video is from ABC’s This Week, broadcast Nov. 23, 2008.

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David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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