NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 18, 2009
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(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) Republican efforts to block the health care reform bill featured; details given of the prolonged discussion on a defense spending bill and the holdouts by Democratic Senators Ben Nelson and Jim Webb; scenes shown of Senator Robert Byrd being wheeled onto the floor. [Senators Harry REID, Mitch McCONNELL, John McCAIN, John KERRY – offer criticism.]
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