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Obama / State of the Union / Emanuel Interview #957462

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 27, 2010
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(Washington: Diane Sawyer) The night of President Obama's State of the Union address introduced.

(White House: Jake Tapper) What the White House will say in the speech previewed; details given about his jobs agenda, a push for deficit reduction, an education budget increase & the question of tone. [Republican strategist Mark McKINNON†- says he has to give the American public a sense he is listening.] [Former Clinton speechwriter Jeff SHESOL†- says he has to straddle the battleground & the common ground.] [Representative John MURTHA†- says there will be a change in direction.] Word Obama will push this year for a repeal of the don't ask/don't tell ban on gays/lesbians in the military noted.

(Washington: Diane Sawyer) Today's interview held with White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel. [EMANUEL - says jobs is number one; comments on the frustration over the health care bill & Obama's insistence on getting this done; jokes about former Vice President Dick Cheney.]

(Washington: Diane Sawyer, George Stephanopoulos) Obama's mood, his belief he made the right decisions, how he wants to be out of the bubble, the breakdown of bipartisanship in Washington, his reaction to the "New Yorker" magazine cover & his frustration about how he is being portrayed as out of touch discussed.

Reporter(s):
Sawyer, Diane;
Tapper, Jake;
George, Diane Sawyer,
Duration:
00:06:50

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