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Obama / Economic Stimulus Plan #921560

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 14, 2009
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Chicago: John Yang) President Obama's return to his old neighborhood in Chicago after the passage of the economic stimulus bill featured; details given about the massive package for spending and tax cuts that featured last-minute additions made by hand, including specific projects for light rail and the National Insts. of Health. [OBAMA - says Congress has passed his economic recovery plan.] [On Friday, Representative John BOEHNER - says the bill has not been read.] [Senator John McCAIN - says it is not bipartisan legislation.] ["Newsweek" Howard FINEMAN†- says Obama needs unified Democratic support.] Obama's plans to go to Denver and Arizona to promote the recovery effort noted.

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Yang, John
Duration:
00:02:50

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