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NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 31, 2009
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(White House: John Yang) President Obama's promotion of his economic rescue plan featured; details given about the financial services rescue to help people facing mortgage foreclosure, the income tax problems for HHS Secretary nominee Tim Daschle related to a car and driver he used and the administration consideration of Republican Senator Judd Gregg to be Commerce Secretary. [On Website, OBAMA - outlines what will be done; suggests politics should not get in the way of action.] [Senator Mitch McCONNELL - questions the bill.] [CNBC's John HARWOOD†- calls the Daschle matter a test of good will.] Obama's attendance tonight at the Alfalfa Club dinner social event and the Super Bowl party tomorrow night at the White House noted.

(Studio: Lester Holt) The NBC interview with Obama at the time of the Super Bowl pre-game show noted.

Holt, Lester;
Yang, John

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