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CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 22, 2013
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[At the inauguration, President OBAMA - speaks about government.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The army of lobbyists gearing up for battle in Washington reviewed.

(Washington: Drew Griffin) The "revolving door syndrome" in Washington as signified by the resignation of Missouri Representative JoAnn Emerson, who is quitting after nine terms to work for a trade association, the National Rural Electric Cooperative Assn., examined; details given about the freshmen crop of lobbyists. [Sunlight Foundation Kathy KIELY - says it is a revolving door so the special interests dominate Washington and it is the influence of Congress members as unofficial lobbyists.] [Former Congressman lobbyist GLenn ENGLISH†- comments on the NRECA.] How Emerson backed out of speaking with CNN noted; scenes shown of the reporter trailing Emerson. The cost of a special election in Missouri to replace Emerson noted and her likely salary as the head of a trade association discussed.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Griffin, Drew
Duration:
00:07:30

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