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Economy: Obama #941863

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 02, 2009
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(White House: Mike Viqueira) President Obama's administration's concerns about the budget deficit & its touting of better economic numbers featured. [On "Meet the Press," National Economic Council director Larry SUMMERS†; on "State of the Union," Council of Economic Advisers chairwoman Christina ROMER†; on "This Week," former Federal Reserve Board chairman Alan GREENSPAN††, Treasury Secretary Tim GEITHNER - offer views on the economy.] The response of the Republicans noted. [Representative Mike PENCE†- says the economy got better in spite of the administration.]

(Studio: Lester Holt; New York: Steve Liesman) The role of the government's intervention in the economic comeback with the dark side being the deficit & the GDP figures discussed.

Holt, Lester;
Viqueira, Mike;
Liesman, Steve

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