As lawmakers on Capitol Hill talk about what they want and don’t want to see in an expected economic stimulus package, President-elect Barack Obama is urging them to act as quickly as possible on his still-developing proposal. Obama cautions that if legislators delay, the crisis will only get worse. As markets watch, President-elect says proposal will include tax cuts and spending. “For every day we wait or point fingers or drag our feet, more Americans will lose their jobs,” Obama warned in a Jan. 8 speech. “And our nation will sink deeper into a crisis that, at some point, we
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