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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) President-elect Barack Obama's unveiling of his economic team with Timothy Geithner as treasury secretary, Lawrence Summers as head of the National Economic Council and New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson at Commerce reported.
(Washington: Thalia Assuras) Obama's plans to act swiftly to deal with the economy featured; details given about plans to build roads and bridges, green jobs in energy projects and tax cuts. [In weekend address, OBAMA - comments on jump starting job creation.] [In the campaign, OBAMA - speaks about taxes.] [On "This Week," Senator Charles SCHUMER - says the plan needs to be big.] [University of Maryland economist Peter MORICI - says we need to fix what is structurally broken: the banks, trade with China and oil dependence.]
(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.
(New York: Randall Pinkston) The liberals' critical view of Obama's team featured; details given about the prior approaches of Democratic Presidents Jimmy Cart and Bill Clinton. [Political analyst Earl Ofari HUTCHINSON- says many of the names are very traditional moderate centrist Democrats.] [Politico.com Roger SIMON- assesses the Obama staff.]
- Mitchell, Russ;
- Assuras, Thalia;
- Pinkston, Randall
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