President Obama, shown last week arriving at a town hall meeting sponsored by MTV and BET, has renewed his call for $50 billion to improve roadways and airports. But with nervous lawmakers worried about their jobs, that may be a tough sell.
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Construction worker Jimmy Martinez works at a site funded by federal stimulus money in Lakewood, Colo. Economic historian Niall Ferguson cautions that another stimulus would carry tremendous risk.
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Paris' Cafe de Flore is known for its history of serving intellectual clientele, including existentialist philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, journalist and writer Albert Camus and Cubism co-founder Pablo Picasso.