This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Chuck Todd) The message from voters after Republican victories in the governors' races in New Jersey and Virginia examined; poll findings cited. [White House advisor David AXELROD- says everyone is worried about the economy; notes young voters and African Americans did not participate.] [President OBAMA – speaks of challenges.] [Republican National Committee chairman Michael STEELE- reacts.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Maine's rejection of a same-sex marriage law, Michael Bloomberg’s re-election as Mayor of New York City, and former pro basketball star Dave Bing’s election as Detroit’s mayor noted.
(Washington: Lisa Myers) Hikes in credit card interest rates featured; details given of the House vote to put reforms in place immediately. [Citibank customer Karen HARRIS- reacts.] [Representatives Ed PERLMUTTER, Barney FRANK- criticize the credit card companies.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) Questions about Toyota’s handling of safety problems involving floor mats that can hold down accelerator pedals examined; the government’s response to Toyota’s proposed remedy quoted; recalled Toyota and Lexus models listed.
(New York: Mike Taibbi) The task of identifying the bodies discovered at the Cleveland home of convicted sex offender Anthony Sowell featured; scenes shown of Sowell in court and from his house. [Cleveland municipal judge Ronald ADRINE- reacts to the allegations.] [Cuyahoga County coroner Dr. Frank MILLER- calls for people with missing loved ones to provide DNA samples.] [Cleveland police Chief Michael McGRATH- says some of these females could have been missing for the last 5 years; notes Sowell’s DNA is being entered into the state and national databases.]
(Tehran: Ali Arouzi) The opposition rallies where police used tear gas, fired shots and beat demonstrators reviewed; amateur videos of the clashes, a defeated presidential candidate who was overcome by tear gas, demonstrators chanting “Obama” shown; scenes shown of pro-government rallies.
(Dickinson, North Dakota: John Yang) The discovery in rural North Dakota of the bodies of the missing Dickinson State University softball players featured; scenes shown of the pond where their submerged SUV was found; photos shown of Ashley Neufeld, Kyrstin Gemar, and Afton Williamson. [MOTHER, coach Kristen FLEURY, teammates Sara Jane WEBSTER, Nathalie MARTINEZ– react.] [Stark County Sheriff Clarence THUY- says it would have been easy to drive into the pond.]
(Grand Junction, Colorado: Tom Brokaw) The health care system in Grand Junction, Colorado, featured; details given about the arrangement agreed upon by the medical community. [Dr. Mike PRAMENKO- says there are lessons to be learned on how to organize medicine so we can drive quality and cost; notes there has been resistance among physicians.] [Patient Beverly KUHN, HUSBAND – comment on her pain and losing their insurance.] [Dr. Bill HILTY- says his generation is more open to change.]