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** FILE ** President Obama warned in February of a "national catastrophe" if Congress doesn't "move swiftly" to pass an economic-stimulus plan, leveling a campaign-style attack on Republicans for opposing the legislation in favor of tax cuts.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE/GETTY IMAGES ** FILE ** President Obama warned in February of a "national catastrophe" if Congress doesn't "move swiftly" to pass an economic-stimulus plan, leveling a campaign-style attack on Republicans for opposing the legislation in favor of tax cuts.