Evening News Roundup

various networks

All networks led with the tentative agreement on an economic stimulus package.


ABC: Terry Moran spent the day with Bill Clinton, covered the ongoing Obama-H/B Clinton rift, including negative radio ads and Robert Reich’s claim B Clinton is hurting his wife and himself. Brief mention of Kucinich dropping out. Lighthearted story wondered if candidates should consider spending the $2.7 million needed for a Superbowl ad.


CBS: Mention of Mason- Dixon Florida poll followed by report on the travails of the Democratic Party, including the negative radio ads and Reich’s comments. Said staff is trying to limit B Clinton’s exposure to media. Brief Kucinich mention. Campaign Notebook included LA Times poll, Stallone’s support for McCain.


NBC: Live from Florida, Williams led broadcast by detailing federal economic stimulus package, what it means for average American. Turned to politics with Kucinich’s drop out, new Florida, SC horserace numbers, general election head-to-head matchups. Next, looked at who the real conservative is, concluding none of them may match up to Reagan. Ended by investigating fatigue on the campaign trail (included still of Clinton’s MLK day cat nap).

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