It may be a lot smaller than the $174 billion package it passed in December, but it will have to do for now: The House passed a $15 billion jobs bill Thursday on a 217-201 vote. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had to first quell revolts on both wings of her party—the left wing thought the bill was too small, while the Blue Dogs demanded pay-as-you-go rules, which Pelosi gave them. Because of that small change, the bill will have to go back to the Senate before it lands on President Obama’s desk.
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