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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 19, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: George Lewis) An agreement over California’s budget after a bitter battle featured; details given of the holdout by state senator Abel Maldonado†; details given about tax hikes and cutbacks. [Governor Arnold SCHWARZENEGGER – says the people are sick and tired of politicians fighting.] [MALDONADO – says he did what was right for the people of California.] [State assembly speaker Karen BASS†- says this has been a long, very painful journey.] [University of Southern California political analyst Sherry Bebitch JEFFE†- comments on partisans forcing elected officials to focus on ideology.] [2 MEN – criticize their officials.]

Williams, Brian;
Lewis, George

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