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Economy: Stimulus Bill / Spending #922402

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 17, 2009
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(Studio: John King) A breakdown of the economic stimulus bill spending and the Stock Market Report outlined on screen.

(White House: Ed Henry) The administration's view of a dramatic change in the US economy with the bill passage and other moves to deal with a massive financial crisis examined; scenes shown of President Obama in Denver and from Lake Ozark, Missouri, where the Tuscumbia Bridge project was started; details given about Obama's plans to unveil his housing crisis plan in Mesa, Arizona. [In Denver, OBAMA - says today marks the beginning of the end; states we have begun the difficult work of keeping a promise; asserts we must stem foreclosures.] [Senator John McCAIN - says the housing crisis began the meltdown.] Obama's decision to send more troops to Afghanistan mentioned. The options for dealing with the housing problem discussed.

King, John;
Henry, Ed

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