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Campaign 2008 / Obama / Rezco Link #883606

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jan 24, 2008
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[In Monday's CNN debate. Senator Barack OBAMA - says President Ronald Reagan was a transformative figure.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Keeping Them Honest segment introduced.

(Chicago: Drew Griffin) The accusations made by Senator Hillary Clinton that Obama represented a slumlord in inner city Chicago examined; details given about the political involvement of Tony Rezco, the "Jack Abramoff of Chicago politics" and about Obama's land deal with Rezco. [In debate, CLINTON - accuses Obama.] [OSAMA - downplays his role with Rezco.] [Better Government Assn. Jay STEWART†- outlines the Rezco-Abramoff comparison; states Rezco was the first significant financial contributor to Obama.] ["Chicago Sun-Times" reporter Tim NOVAK†- comments on the property developer Rezco.] The questions about why Senator Hillary Clinton has brought this matter up about Obama discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Griffin, Drew

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