This program is 28 minutes long
(White House: Jake Tapper) Signs President Obama's administration may be backing off its push for a government-run insurance program as part of health insurance reform examined; details given of the resulting criticism from liberal Democrats & the option of a non-profit co-op plan. [Two months ago, President OBAMA - backs an insurance exchange with a public option.] [On Saturday, OBAMA - says the public option is just one sliver.] [Several PEOPLE, on Fox, Senator Kent CONRAD - oppose the public option.] [Representative Anthony WEINER- says this won't pass the House.] The president's pragmatism in an effort to pass something & how cost-saving measures are coming out of the plan discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) The reality of this rocky economic recovery examined; a drop in Lowe's earning & school supplies sales noted. [UBS Financial Services floor operations director Art CASHIIN- says hopes got ahead of reality in the market; states the economy depends on the consumer.] [Trader Psyches founder Denise SHULL- says profits had come from cost-cutting, not sales.] [Mesirow Financial economist Diane SWONK- talks about consumer spending.] The drop in world markets discussed.
(Chicago: Barbara Pinto) The drastic measures being taken by cities to save money examined by looking at the shutdown of city services in Chicago; details given about the work furloughs aimed at saving money. [Several Chocago RESIDENTS - react.] National Assn. of Cities report on measures taken by cities & states to cut costs outlined on screen with examples cited. [National League of Cities Chris HOENE- says the worst will come in 2010 & 2011.] [San Francisco State University professor John SULLIVAN- assesses what will happen.]
(Panama City: Jeffrey Kofman) The impact of the tropical storms on Florida featured; scenes shown from Panama City, the damages from Hurricane Andrew in 1992. [Boat GUY - reacts.] [Former National Hurricane Center director Max MAYFIELD- comments on the late start of the season.] [Bay County emergency management chief Mark BOWEN- offers a warning about the season.]
(New York: John McKenzie) The timetable for the availability of the H1N1 swine flu vaccine examined; statistics on doses ready in the fall cited; details given about the reasons for the delay in vaccine production & flu outbreaks in schools & among Duke University football players. [Vanderbilt University Medical Center Dr. William SCHAFFNER- says now the virus will cause more illness; cites the priorities for vaccinations.] [North Henry Academy Kent LEDERMAN- comments.]
(Chattanooga: Steve Osunsami) The question of whether concealed weapons should be allowed in bars & restaurants examined; details given about the newly passed Tennessee law allowing concealed weapons & how bar owners are suing for the law's repeal. [Attorney David SMITH, bar owner Nashville Randy RAYBURN- worry about guns.] [State Representative Curry TODD, firearms instructor Paul CARR- back gun rights.] [Shooting victim's widow Nikki GOESER- says her husband was murdered & she should have had a gun.]