ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 23, 2010
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(White House: Jake Tapper) President Obama's signing of the health care bill featured; scenes shown of him signing the bill with many pens. [OBAMA - says today health insurance becomes law; remembers Senator Edward Kennedy; states we shape the future.] What Vice President Joe Biden said written on screen
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.
(Washington: Jonathan Karl) The ongoing battle over health care featured; photos shown of the 17 Democrats targeted by former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin; details given about the challenges to the new law in 14 states from attorneys general. [Radio talk show host Rush LIMBAUGH - says we need to defeat these bastards.] The fund-raising video from Representative Randy Neugebauer, who said "baby killer" in the House shown. [Attorney general of Florida Bill McCOLLUM- says the court will declare the law unconstitutional.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS- responds.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) A note left by Representative Patrick Kennedy at his father's grave quoted.
(Studio: Dan Harris) The reaction of doctors to the bill examined; details given about the need for more primary care doctors. [University of Michigan Dr. Lee GREEN; in Atlanta, Emory University Hospital Dr. Wendy WRIGHT- offer differing opinions on the changes.] [Sullivan Alliance chairman Dr. Louis SULLIVAN- says more doctors will be needed.]