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CNN Evening News for Monday, Feb 16, 2009
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(Studio: John King) The Obamas' weekend in Chicago shown.

(Washington: Chris Lawrence) The question of the cost of replacing the presidential fleet of helicopters examined; details given about what the equipment on the copters needs to do to protect the president, the Lockheed Martin contract that has been frozen and how President Obama needs to handle the cost issue. [Teal Group Richard ABOULAFIA†- talks about the cost and safety.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS†- comments on the questions.] [Voice of Connecticut Representative Rosa DeLAURIO†- comments on cost and national security.]

King, John;
Lawrence, Chris

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