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Health Care Reform / Obama Plan #968633

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 19, 2010
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(Studio: Jeff Glor) The vote count in the House on health care reform noted; chart shown.

(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The effort by House Democrats to sway undecided members to vote for the bill featured; details given of endorsements from AARP & the AMA and Republican objections. [Representative Steny HOYER†- says this is a big deal.] [Representative John BOEHNER†, voice of radio show CALLER - speak against the bill.] [Representative Jason CHAFFETZ†- accuses Representative Bart Gordon† of trading his vote for a job.] [GORDON – responds.]

(Studio: Jeff Glor) Report introduced.

(White House: Chip Reid) President Obama’s role in lining up votes reviewed; scenes shown from a rally in Virginia; details given about the deals he made. [OBAMA – explains to students how they will benefit.] [CBS political analyst John DICKERSON†- says this is politics.] [Representative Luis GUTIERREZ†- speaks about immigration reform.] [Representative Dennis KUCINICH†- says he has compassion for our president.] The impact of this vote on Obama’s presidency discussed.

(Studio: Jeff Glor) Report introduced.

(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) Opposition from Republicans to provisions included in the bill to win votes featured; details given about deals for Representatives Harry Teague†, Bart Gordon, Dennis Cardoza, Jim Costa, Mary Landrieu {the “Louisiana Purchase”}, Bob Menendez† & Chris Dodd and about the elimination of the “Cornhusker kickback.” [Senator Mitch McCONNELL†- says sweetheart deals may make some Democrats giddy.] [BOEHNER – says deals are still in this bill.]

(Studio: Jeff Glor) New series next week noted.

Glor, Jeff;
Cordes, Nancy;
Reid, Chip;
Attkisson, Sharyl

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