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CNN Evening News for Monday, Feb 16, 2009
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[Former President Bill CLINTON - criticizes the Republicans for criticizing President Obama for spending money.]

(Studio: John King) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, Gloria Borger and Joe Johns about Obama and the economy. [GERGEN - says Obama has higher hurdles ahead with the auto industry bailout, the housing plan, the banking bailout and a budget with deficits.] [BORGER - comments on the political process and Obama's need to concentrate on the substance rather than selling the plans.] [JOHNS - says the economic turmoil in the states has to be managed and the states have to be prepared to get this money out.] [GERGEN - comments on the Afghanistan question: for Obama to determine what is the mission there.] [BORGER, JOHNS - comment on Afghanistan, the Republicans and the liberal Democrats.]

King, John

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