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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.
(Capitol Hill: Jonathan Karl) The reality of getting any health care reform passed due to the opposition of some Democrats to the public option & other issues, including immigration & abortion, outlined. [Senators Blanche LINCOLN; on CNN, Sherrod BROWN; November 17, Roland BURRUS- offer views on health care.]
(Washington: Martha Raddatz) President Obama's likely plan for additional troops for the war in Afghanistan examined; details given about an exit strategy & the issue of funding troops. [US special envoy to Afghanistan Richard HOLBROOKE- talks about the thoughtful process.] [Representative David OBEY - raises money issues.]
(White House: Jake Tapper) The problem of the ballooning national debt examined; debt statistics cited. [OBAMA - says if we add to the debt people could lose confidence.] [The Concord Coalition director Robert BIXBY- worries about cash to meet the benefits promised to baby boomers.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS- speaks about cuts in the debt due to health care reform.] The administration's aim of talking exclusively about jobs discussed.
- Gibson, Charles;
- Karl, Jonathan;
- Raddatz, Martha;
- Tapper, Jake
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