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Health Care Reform / Obama Plan #961176

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 18, 2010
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jonathan Karl) The countdown to the vote on President Obama's health care reform bill featured; House vote estimate & photo of the president with Representative Marcy Kaptur shown; details given about the cost, how it will be paid for, what will be in the bill & the changes from the December bill with a new special deal for a single bank. [Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI - says we will make history by passing this legislation.] [OBAMA - comments on the vote.] [Representative John BOEHNER - speaks against the bill.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(White House: Jake Tapper) The work by Vice President Joe Biden for the health care bill featured; scenes shown of the vice president on the move, including a visit to a manufacturing plant. [In interview, BIDEN - says he will be making some phone calls; outlines what he is telling members of Congress about the bill.] What he is telling anti-abortion Democrats & what he said about the nuns supporting the bill noted.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Further coverage of the vice president's day on "Nightline" noted.

Sawyer, Diane;
Karl, Jonathan;
Tapper, Jake

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