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Economy: Obama's Stimulus Plan / Republican Opposition #919656

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 30, 2009
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(Studio: Harry Smith) Report introduced.

(White House: Chip Reid) President Obama's promotion of his economic plan and the Republican version of their own bill noted.

(Studio: Harry Smith) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Wyatt Andrews) The Republican opposition to the stimulus plan as just Democratic spending that won't be temporary examined; details given of examples from the program. [Senators Tom COBURN, Pat ROBERTS, Representative Eric CANTOR - state their opposition to the program.] [Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI - defends jobs.] [OBAMA - says we cannot delay.] [Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Maya MacGUINEAS†- says things can get slipped into the package.]

(Studio: Harry Smith; Washington: Bob Schieffer) Obama's likely appointment of Republican Senator Judd Gregg as Secretary of Commerce to give a more bipartisan caste to his cabinet and how Obama did not succeed in wooing Republicans in the short run discussed.

(Studio: Harry Smith) The guest on "Face the Nation" named.

Smith, Harry;
Reid, Chip;
Andrews, Wyatt;
Schieffer, Bob

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