CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 07, 2012
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(Washington: Dana Bash) The coming of the "fiscal cliff" examined and discussed; details given about taxes, revenue, Reid's leverage, the conference call by Boehner with House Republicans about negotiating.
(Washington: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Senator Lindsey Graham after the election. [GRAHAM - says Republicans have a demographic problem and we are going in the wrong direction with Hispanics and the immigration issue; comments on tax increases unless Congress can come together, the Simpson-Bowles plan, spending cuts, taxes for the wealthy.]
(Washington: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's John King, Candy Crowley, David Gergen and Gloria Borger about what is next in politics. [KING - sums up the positions on negotiations between the president and Congress about taxes etc..] [CROWLEY - says the pressure is on the president to deal with the coalition of voters who put him back in office.] [With the anchor, BORGER - says the tax cut for the rich is the speed bump in negotiations; wonders about the role of vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan in the tax issue.] [GERGEN - speculates about how Congress may be able to work with Obama after the markets sent a signal about the economic future.]