Lawmakers vote 244-188 to approve their $819 billion version of Obama’s economic stimulus plan.
Not a single Republican votes in favor of the measure.
Shortly after, Obama sends out a statement saying he’s “grateful” the House helped move the plan forward. Read it here.
Legislation now moves onto the Senate.
Plus: NY Times on how estimating the package’s effectiveness is complex.
And: TIME’s Sullivan sorts “out fact from fiction on the Republican complaints about a small spending provision in the stimulus bill.”