CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 07, 2011
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(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The partisan battle over the budget featured; details given about bickering over abortion, the environment and military funding, Democrats’ efforts to strip out “riders” that Republicans attached to the spending bill and what activities will be halted. [Senators Harry REID, Richard DURBIN, Speaker of the House John BOEHNER, Representatives Eric CANTOR, Hal ROGERS, Nancy PELOSI – comment.] [In Philadelphia, reporter Natasha BROWN- notes Republicans want to cut funding for Planned Parenthood.] [On the Chesapeake Bay, reporter Mary BUBALA- says Republicans want to block funding to clean up this polluted waterway.] [In Minneapolis, reporter Jason DERUSHA- says Republicans want to block funding for President Obama’s health care law.] [Fairhope High School band director Will DUNCAN- reacts to the cancellation of the Cherry Blossom parade.]
(Studio: Harry Smith; White House: Chip Reid) The likelihood a deal will be made and whether another meeting will make a difference discussed.
(Studio: Harry Smith; Fort Worth, Texas: Bob Schieffer) The impact of a government shutdown and the blame game on both sides discussed.