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Health Care Reform / Obama / Lobbyists #942895

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 14, 2009
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) President Obama's town hall meeting in Montana about health care reform reported. [In audience, Randy RATHIE†- complains.] [OBAMA - admits he cannot cover 46 million more.]

(Capitol Hill: David Wright) The role of health care lobbyists in shaping health care legislation examined; details given about how much the drug companies are spending & the health interests contributions to Senators Max Baucus, Chuck Grassley & Orrin Hatch. [In Montana, OBAMA - blames the special interests.] [Sunlight Foundation Bill ALLISON†- says all kinds of institutions are looking to protect their interests.] [The Center for Responsive Politics Sheila KRUMHOLZ†- says it is money over merits in the legislation.] [During the presidential election campaign, OBAMA - outlines his approach.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Coverage of the health care debate on "This Week" previewed.

Gibson, Charles;
Wright, David

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