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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 19, 2008
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) President-elect Barack Obama's selection of former Senator Tom Daschle as his nominee for HHS Secretary featured; details given of Daschle’s support for Obama during his campaign. [From “Meet the Press” last March, DASCHLE – talks about universal health care.] [Obama’s chief of staff designee Rahm EMANUEL – says we’re going to have to do big, serious things in health care.] [Senator Arlen SPECTER†- reacts to Daschle’s nomination.] The consideration of Senator Hillary Clinton for Secretary of State and complaints from Hispanics who wanted Governor Bill Richardson in that position noted.

Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea

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