February 9th, 2009
07:30 PM ET
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Podcast: Israelis are looking for their own Obama

CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from The Best Political Team.
CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from The Best Political Team.

(CNN) - As his stimulus package faced a major Senate test, President Obama traveled to the heartland to sell the plan to ordinary Americans. In the latest installment of CNN=Politics Daily, White House Correspondent Dan Lothian has the story from Elkhart, Indiana.

Who stands to benefit most from the stimulus if it passes? Wolf Blitzer talks with Lawrence Summers, Director of the White House Economic Council, about the potential impact of the president’s plan.

Plus: President Bush may be gone, but a key congressional Democrat hasn’t forgotten: the committee chairman is calling for an investigation of the Bush Justice Department. CNN’s Elaine Quijano has the latest.

Also: Israelis are looking for their own Obama. Just a day before Israel heads to the polls to pick their next prime minister, CNN Senior Political Analyst Bill Schneider gauges the nation’s pre-election mood.

Finally: A big Capitol Hill win for President Obama just before his first White House press conference. CNN Senior Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash reports.

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