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CNN Evening News for Monday, Mar 25, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) President Obama's promise to promote high-speed rail for the infrastructure recalled.

(No location given: Drew Griffin) The issue of the reality of high-speed rail and how much taxpayer money has been spent over the past four years examined; scenes shown of the train in Washington state. [Former Washington state transportation director Paula HAMMOND†- defends the train and good travel between Washington and Oregon.] [In 2009, President OBAMA - speaks about high-speed rail.] [In response to questions, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHOOD - comments on the high-speed rail investments of 12 billion dollars.] How the money is being spent on trains, not necessarily high-speed rail, discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Griffin, Drew

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