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Politics: Reid and Poker Act / A Discussion #982437

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Dec 09, 2010
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) How the Senate majority leader is trying to attach the Internet Poker Act of 2010 to the tax bill noted. [Yesterday, Senator Harry REID - outlines what needs to be done in Congress.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with CNN's Paul Begala and radio talk show host Dana Loesch about Reid's position on online poker and the tax bill. [BEGALA - says Reid is from Nevada where the gaming industry is big and legislation could bring regulation.] [LOESCH - says there is a lot of tax revenue to come out of this so it is smart politics for Reid.] [BEGALA - suggests President Obama went out of his way to challenge Democrats on the tax bill.] [LOESCH - says the tax issue will repeat as a political issue in 2012; states Democrats could have dealt with the issue earlier before the election; defends the tax cuts for the rich as creating jobs.]

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