Congress can't seem to agree on what to do about an economic stimulus package, which could mire the effort to produce an effective package in time to do some good.

Last week, House leaders on both sides of the aisle agreed with President Bush on a package that would provide refund checks of up to $600 to individual taxpayers, and $1,200 to married couples, with an additional $300 per child. The House passed it Tuesday by an overwhelming margin.

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