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5:19 PM, Feb 2, 2009 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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Milwaukee public schools would receive $88.6 million in "stimulus" funds to build new schools "even though the district has 15 vacant school buildings, a large surplus of property and no plans for new construction."

President Obama stays classy, makes light of tabloid article on Jessica Simpson's weight.

Obama channels Thomas Friedman and says "we've got a big hole that we've got to dig ourselves out of."

Senator Chris Dodd (D-Countrywide) refinances his sweetheart mortgages.

Gillibrand grows in office.

Obama "absolutely" supports Daschle.

Bank of America gives ACORN millions.