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CNN Evening News for Monday, Feb 02, 2009
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[President OBAMA - talks about moving the economic package forward.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Obama's pick of a Republican for Commerce Secretary and his promotion of his economic plan noted. Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, Gloria Borger and NPR commentator John Ridley about Obama and his economic package. [GERGEN - says Obama has the clout to get this done, but there will be tough choices to get Republican support; states Obama wants to go on the offensive to rally the country behind him.] [BORGER - suggests the Republicans have won the spin wars and Obama will have to tell the House Democrats "no."] [RIDLEY - says Obama needs the Democrats more than the Republicans to get this bill through.]

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