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Decision 2010 / After the Election #984466

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 03, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Last night’s election results introduced.

(White House: Chuck Todd) The meaning of the elections examined; scenes shown from press conferences by Representative John Boehner and President Obama; details given about the challenge for Boehner, who will become Speaker of the House, and his background as one of the “gang of seven.” [BOEHNER - says the Obama-Pelosi agenda is being rejected; says it’s a mandate to reduce the size of government.] [OBAMA – explains the message from the voters; states we did not change how things got done; comments on extending tax cuts; jokes about taking a "shellacking."] [Last night, BOEHNER – chokes up.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) The power shift in Congress featured; details given about victories by Tea Party candidates, including Senator-elect Rand Paul, and candidates endorsed by former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, including South Carolina Governor-elect Nikki Haley†† and New Mexico Governor-elect Susana Martinez††, losses for Senate candidates Christine O’Donnell and Carly Fiorina, and wins for Senators Harry Reid and Michael Bennet† and Joe Manchin. [Senators-elect Ron JOHNSON†, Marco RUBIO†- comment on what voters want and don’t want.] [MAN – says “retire Nancy Pelosi.”] [BOEHNER – calls for repealing the health care bill.] [PAUL – says government is broken and not responsive to the people.] [REID, BENNET MANCHIN - comment.] The loss for Representative Jim Oberstar†† noted.

(Studio: Brian Williams, Andrea Mitchell) How various groups, including independents, youth and older voters, voted discussed; statistics cited.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(White House: Savannah Guthrie) Obama’s reaction to the elections featured.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: David Gregory) How Washington is different today featured.

(Studio: Brian Williams, Chuck Todd) Obama’s self-analysis discussed.

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Todd, Chuck;
O’Donnell, Kelly;
Andrea, Brian Williams,;
Guthrie, Savannah;
Gregory, David;
Chuck, Brian Williams,
Duration:
00:11:20

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