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Health Care Reform / Law / Threats #969303

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 25, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(White House: Savannah Guthrie) President Obama’s road trip to Iowa to celebrate the health care law featured; scenes shown from Iowa City of a protest. [OBAMA – tells Republicans running on a platform of repeal to go for it; responds to a shouted question about the public option.] [In May 2007, OBAMA – says we can do this.] [NBC’s Mike VIQUEIRA††- describes Obama’s speech.] [Protestor Jenn JONES†- says the majority of Americans don’t want it.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) The Senate deliberations over the bill featured; details given of Republican efforts to change it; scenes shown of Democrats saying “killer amendment.” [Senator Harry REID – says this has been a legislative fight that will be in the record books.] [Senators David VITTER†, James RISCH†- push amendments.] [Senator Kent CONRAD†- speaks of the late Senator Edward Kennedy.] [Senator Lindsey GRAHAM†- says we gotta repeal it.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The FBI’s investigation into threats against Congressmembers featured; details given about incidents involving Representatives Anthony Weiner and Eric Cantor; voicemail to Representative Jean Schmidt† played; Sipsey† Street Irregulars blog about breaking windows quoted. [Representative John BOEHNER†, CANTOR – speak against threats and violence.] [Representative James CLYBURN†- says this is poppycock.]

Williams, Brian;
Guthrie, Savannah;
O’Donnell, Kelly;
Williams, Pete

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