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CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 25, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(White House: Ed Henry) Breaking news on health care spending that will be announced tomorrow by President Obama in his budget featured; details given about a health care reserve fund to be used only for health care reform and with higher prescription premiums for richer senior citizens. [OBAMA - talks about the extraordinary challenges of our times.] The plans to limit tax breaks for the wealthy to raise billions for the health care reserve fund discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Studio: Ali Velshi) The basic issues of health care as more people are losing health coverage and the federal budgets for 2009 and 2010 reviewed; statistics on mandatory versus discretionary spending cited.

Cooper, Anderson;
Henry, Ed;
Velshi, Ali

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