This program is about 1 hour long
(White House: Ed Henry) President Obama's plans for another loan to GM and Chrysler of the auto industry if they present a viability plan examined; scenes shown of Obama on the road; details given of what the president has learned from the fight to get his economic stimulus package passed. [Democratic strategist Hilary ROSEN- says Obama has learned it is better to take the case to the American people.] ["Washington Post" columnist E.J. DIONNE - says Obama wants to get things done with or without Republican votes.] [February 9, OBAMA - says there was consultation with Republicans.] The problems Obama has inherited, how the economic problem is becoming his to solve and California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's plans to lay off 20,000 state workers discussed.
(Washington: Tom Foreman) The housing crisis that is the cornerstone of the recession updated; details given about the use of bailout money to try to stabilize home prices via loan modification, standardizing the loan process and the dangers of the banks taking more houses. [Treasury Secretary Tim GEITHNER - says it is harder to finance a home.]
(Studio: John King) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, Gloria Borger and Joe Johns about Obama and the economy. [GERGEN - says Obama has higher hurdles ahead with the auto industry bailout, the housing plan, the banking bailout and a budget with deficits.] [BORGER - comments on the political process and Obama's need to concentrate on the substance rather than selling the plans.] [JOHNS - says the economic turmoil in the states has to be managed and the states have to be prepared to get this money out.] [GERGEN - comments on the Afghanistan question: for Obama to determine what is the mission there.] [BORGER, JOHNS - comment on Afghanistan, the Republicans and the liberal Democrats.]
(Studio: John King) Report introduced.
(Studio: Gary Tuchman) The attack on new Illinois Senator Roland Burris about his testimony at the Blagojevich impeachment hearings examined; details given about what he said at the hearings and in a later affidavit. [At the hearing, BURRIS - comments on his contacts.] [This weekend, BURRIS - says he talked to all of those.] [MAN - raises questions about the Burris contacts.] [State assembly Jim DURKIN- comments on Burris.] A statement about Burris from new Illinois Governor Pat Quinn quoted. The question of perjury charges against Burris discussed.
(Studio: Randi Kaye) The investigation into the violent final 26 second before the plane crashed featured; animated diagram of the plane and the crash site shown; details given about icy conditions and flying on auto pilot. [Former NTSB investigator Greg FEITH- outlines what prevented the plane from recovering.]
(Washington: Chris Lawrence) The question of the cost of replacing the presidential fleet of helicopters examined; details given about what the equipment on the copters needs to do to protect the president, the Lockheed Martin contract that has been frozen and how President Obama needs to handle the cost issue. [Teal Group Richard ABOULAFIA- talks about the cost and safety.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS- comments on the questions.] [Voice of Connecticut Representative Rosa DeLAURIO- comments on cost and national security.]
(Miami: David Mattingly) The fire in the sky over Texas examined; scenes shown of the strange glow over Austin; details given about the FAA view it was a meteor and of other UFOs. [Photographer Eddie GARCIA; saw strange lights, Ashley COLLINS- comment on the fireball.] [UFO researcher Ed GRIMSLEY- says we are being controlled re: UFOs.]
(Studio: Erica Hill) The decision in South Carolina not to prosecute swimmer Michael Phelps on drug charges; the agreement by the Pakistani government with the militants in the tribal regions; Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's stop in Japan on her Asia tour and the recession in Japan reported. [PHELPS - reacts; admits he made a mistake.]
(Studio: Erica Hill) The prosecution on charges of child pornography those sending sexually explicit text messages &/or pictures examined; details given about the accusation six Massachusetts boys sent around naked pictures on cell phones and about another case in Pennsylvania. [Falmouth, Massachusetts, police Clifford HARRIS- cites the law about the underage images.] [Boy's FATHER - reacts.] [Clinical psychologist Jeff GARDERE- says it is peer pressure.]