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Economy: Obama Jobs Plan / Congress / A Discussion #1001614

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 07, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Tomorrow's announcement of the details of President Obama's jobs plan before Congress introduced; details given of the criticism of Congress. [Several times, OBAMA - opposes Washington games.] CNN Poll findings on the view of Congressional lawmakers cited. [August 5, Standard and Poor's John CHAMBERS - outlines the reasons why Moody's downgraded US credit.] [September 4, Senators James DeMINT, David VITTER†; September 2, Representative Joe WALSH†- criticize Obama's upcoming speech.] A statement from Representative Nancy Pelosi about the Republican Party quoted. "Wall Street Journal" poll on Congressional job approval cited.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, Cornell Belcher and Erick Erickson about Congress. [GERGEN - says there is some prospect of getting a jobs bill through as Republicans are paying a price in Congress, but Obama has to challenge them.] [BELCHER - says Obama is trying to move it forward, but Congress has not put through a jobs plan.] [ERICKSON - says all politicians behave the same way while the stakes are high so a plan will not create jobs.]

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