This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Charles Gibson; White House: Jake Tapper) What changed about the ability of Daschle and Killefer to weather the storm about taxes discussed.
(Studio: Charles Gibson) The Senate Republicans' offer of an alternative to Obama's economic stimulus plan noted. [In interview, OBAMA - comments on the package that came out of the House that balances the need for speed and long-term investment; states there are no earmarks in this bill; talks about specific provisions, the need to avoid trade wars, the issue of bipartisan support of the legislation, what Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said about the plan.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) The status of the economic stimulus bill in Congress updated.
(Madisonville, Kentucky: Barbara Pinto) The trouble in Kentucky in the cold aftermath of the ice storm that knocked out power featured; scenes shown from Madisonville and Greenville. [Mayor Will COX - says it is organized chaos.] [Resident Anita WHITFIELD, lineman James MATHES- comment on conditions.]
(Studio: Brian Ross) The problems of the medical use of helicopters featured; scenes shown from a crash site in Maryland while the copter's last transmission is played; details given about reasons for the accidents due to "helicopter shopping." [NTSB Robert SUMWALT- comments on the for-profit companies.] [Former medevac paramedic David WADE- says people are dying.] [Medic's husband Chris WATERS - reacts to the loss of his wife.]