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ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 24, 2009
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: John Hendren) The new details of President Obama's economic rescue plan featured; details given about tenets of the stimulus plan: energy lines, health insurance, schools and infrastructure. [In White House video, OBAMA - comments on his stimulus plan.] [University of Virginia professor Larry SABATO - says it is a stimulus plan and a Democratic Party wish list.] [In Web address, Representative John BOEHNER - criticizes the plan.] [Moody's economist Mark ZANDI†- notes there are long-term goals.]

(Studio: David Muir; Washington: George Stephanopoulos) Signals Obama's honeymoon with Congress is over as indicated by the economic plan and closing the Guantanamo Bay prison and what the administration is saying about the crisis in Gaza with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton taking a role with the new envoys and Obama discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) The guest on "This Week" mentioned.

Muir, David;
Hendren, John;
Stephanopoulos, George

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