CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 28, 2009
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(White House: Chip Reid) The announcement from five-term Senator Arlen Specter of his party switch to the Democrats featured; details given about Pennsylvania politics & the Senate numbers for the Democrats. [SPECTER - talks about the philosophies of the two parties; comments on how he will vote.] President Obama's promise to campaign for Specter noted. [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS- reacts.] [Senator John CORNYN - says it is just political preservation.]
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