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CNN Evening News for Tuesday, May 29, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Mitt Romney ad on Solyndra shown.

(No location given: Drew Griffin) The prospects for California high-speed rail line examined; details given about the 2008 bond passage, the latest estimate tripling the initial cost and the political battle because President Obama has pledged stimulus money {from taxpayers} for the project. [USC Price School of Public Policy professor Lisa SCHWEITZER†- gives the new estimated cost and cost overruns.] [California High Speed Rail chairman Dan RICHARD - comments on the draft estimate and the revision.] [Almond farmer John TOS†- opposes the rail line through farming country.] How this could be a train to nowhere discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Griffin, Drew

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