NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 12, 2009
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(Peoria, Illinois: Chuck Todd) The tough day for President Obama as he continues to promote his economic stimulus package reviewed; details given of Senator Judd Gregg’s withdrawal of his nomination to be Commerce Secretary and Obama’s problems filling his Cabinet; scenes shown of Obama visiting the Caterpillar plant in Peoria, Illinois. [GREGG – says it wasn’t a good fit.] [OBAMA – describes how his plan will work.] [Caterpillar CEO James OWENS- says we’ll probably have more layoffs before we start hiring again.] [Moody’s economy.com Mark ZANDI- comments on job losses.] [Former Caterpillar WORKER – says he wants his job back.] The flap over the White House decision to take control of the census from the Commerce Department noted.
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) The stimulus package examined; details given about provisions involving payroll taxes, seniors, unemployment benefits, health insurance and tax credits for house and car buyers. [Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI – says we will be accountable.] [Representative John BOEHNER, Senator Jon KYL- criticize the bill.]
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