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Obama / Politics / Health Care / A Discussion (Part I) #955067

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Dec 17, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) President Obama's current political problems introduced; scenes shown of Obama bound for the climate summit in Copenhagen, Denmark. [Former DNC chairman Howard DEAN - opposes the health care bill that has become an insurance company bill.] A statement from White House advisor David Axelrod about Senator Joseph Lieberman & the bill quoted. [Voice of Senator Bill NELSON - says the issue of funding abortion has not been answered.] CNN poll ratings for Obama cited.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with CNN's James Carville & Bill Bennett about Obama's problems. [CARVILLE - says they have a good shot at getting 60 votes, but there will be some unrest in the Democratic party; states it will be a remarkable victory if they get there.] [BENNETT - outlines the opposition to the bill from the American people & the division within the party.]

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