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Politics: Tax Cuts / Lame Duck Agenda #988973

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 17, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(White House: Savannah Guthrie) The ceremony for President Obama to sign the bill to extend the Bush era tax cuts featured; scenes shown of the signing that was attended by Senator Mitch McConnell but not by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi or Senator Harry Reid; details given about what is included in the package. [OBAMA - speaks of the nature of compromise.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) The political battles over the agenda for the lame duck Congress reviewed; details given about the debate over the START treaty and the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.

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

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