By and  on February 26, 2009

WASHINGTON — Democrats are forging ahead with injecting more money into the economy, passing a $410 billion spending bill in the House on Wednesday on the heels of the massive economic stimulus package, underscoring President Obama’s pledge Tuesday night that the federal government needs to lead the nation out of recession.

Democrats are also poised to tackle key issues for the apparel and textile industry, such as monitoring imports from China and Vietnam, and banning Mexican trucks from U.S. highways, in provisions tucked into the House spending measure, which funds government agencies through September.

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