CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 25, 2003
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced.
(White House: John King) President Bush's victory lap over the passage of the Medicare reform bill & other political issues examined; details given about the economic surge with GDP & corporate profits figured cited. [BUSH - says we got something done for our seniors.] [Republican strategist Scott REED- assesses job creation in time for the election.] The Democratic strategy outlined. [Presidential candidate Dennis KUCINICH - calls for ending the occupation of Iraq.] The political issue of job creation in the economy, especially the manufacturing sector, & the administration's plans for Iraq discussed.
(Studio: Carol Lin) Live interview held with "Chicago Tribune" political correspondent Jeff Zeleny about the Democrats & 2004. [From Washington, ZELENY - says this week has made it more difficult for the Democrats to convince the people to fire Bush; points out it is still very early in the presidential campaign; outlines the issue of a "jobless recovery"; says the Democratic candidates are turning to the written word to explain themselves to the voters; states the voters are trying to "connect" with someone fleshed out by personal autobiographical stories; notes Howard Dean has constantly been against the war in Iraq.]