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CNN Evening News for Friday, Nov 07, 2008
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The bad jobs numbers for October, the cash crunch for General Motors and the drop this week on Wall Street reviewed.

(Chicago: Candy Crowley) The economic challenge for President-elect Barack Obama featured; details given about what the future president wants when he takes over; details given about the congratulatory letter from Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad††. [in news conference, OBAMA - says he will confront the economic crisis head on; notes we only have one president at a time; comments on his Monday meeting with President Bush; states he wants to move with "deliberate haste"; indicates the family dog has to be hypo-allergenic.] What Bush and Obama might talk about discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Plans to play chunks from the press conference during this broadcast noted. Keeping Them Honest segment introduced.

(Studio: Tom Foreman) Obama's promises compared to his words today about taxes and Iran examined. [November 3, September 15, OBAMA - promises tax relief.] [Today, OBAMA - says we will look at the data about the economy; comments on dealing with a country like Iran.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Crowley, Candy;
Foreman, Tom

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