On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act—colloquially known as ARRA—into law. As we mark the twelfth anniversary of ARRA, Democrats are again in the position of rescuing the country from the havoc wrought by a Republican president. The good news is that Democratic leaders seem to have learned many of the lessons of 2009. Already, the Biden-Harris administration has begun taking meaningful executive steps to address a host of issues—from immigration to climate change to national security. We applaud those and look forward to continued action.
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