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Climate Summit / Copenhagen, Denmark / Global Warming / A Discussion (Part II) / Health Care #955095

CNN Evening News for Friday, Dec 18, 2009
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(Studio: Erica Hill) President Obama's uninvited visit to a climate conference meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark, shown

(Studio: Erica Hill) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, former Bush speechwriter Michael Gerson & the "Huffington Post"'s Tanya Acker about Obama & the climate conference agreement. [GERSON - talks about China's minor concessions & how Obama spent capital for a small result.] [ACKER - says the deal does do something & the talks were about to collapse.] [GERGEN - downplays the prospects for a deal without knowing about what India & China will do.] [GERGEN - comments on what happened to Senator Joseph Lieberman in the Senate; states the big question is Senator Ben Nelson's vote on health care.] [GERSON - comments on whether Senator Olympia Snowe will support the Senate bill.] [ACKER - states the case for a deadline for getting the bill past.] Other material: [Senators Joseph LIEBERMAN, Al FRANKEN, John McCAIN - query about the minutes left for Lieberman to speak.]

Hill, Erica

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