After days of speculation, the White House produced the magic number for jobs created or saved courtesy of the stimulus. The exact total so far is 640,329 jobs. You can debate whether or not that number indicates the stimulus is doing enough to alleviate the unemployment problem, but you can't debate how many jobs the administration is taking credit for. There should be no confusion along those lines.
Vice President Joe Biden, flanked by the governors of California and Maryland at the White House, said the stimulus actually had had a larger impact on the work force.
"So far we've created over a million jobs," Biden said