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CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 18, 2008
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin and David Gergen and "New York Times" Marcus Mabry about the pick of Eric Holder for attorney general. [TOOBIN - says Holder is politically different from the attorneys general under President Bush; compares the relationship of President Bill Clinton with his Attorney General Janet Reno to Obama and Holder.] [GERGEN - predicts Holder's confirmation process will go well and he brings professionalism to the job; suggests Senator Hillary Clinton will be named secretary of state.] [In-studio, MABRY - recalls that Bush had a most diverse cabinet.] [GERGEN - comments on the case of Alaska Senator Ted Stevens and the Democratic possibility of winning Senate seats in Georgia and Minnesota.] [MABRY - says it is good news that convicted felon Stevens will not be going to Washington.] [TOOBIN - comments on the senators and the law.]
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