January 5th, 2009
03:17 PM ET
14 years ago

Podcast: Hill leaders weigh Obama’s economic plan

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i.l.cnn.net/cnn/2008/images/01/23/art.cepd.cnn.jpg caption="CNN=Politics Daily is The Best Political Podcast from The Best Political Team."](CNN) –- Barack Obama meets with congressional leaders Monday to discuss his stimulus proposal. In the latest installment of CNN=Politics Daily, CNN’s Kate Bolduan has the latest details on Obama’s $300 billion tax cut proposal.

And: The soon-to-be First Daughters spent their first day at their new school in Washington, the prestigious Sidwell Friends school. CNN’s Joe Johns takes a look at what makes this school an especially good fit for the First family.

Finally: Hamas is launching rockets into Israel, and Israeli forces are driving deeper into Gaza. The showdown in the Middle East is heating up, and President Bush has placed the blame on Hamas. So why has President-elect Obama remained silent about the violence? CNN’s Jim Acosta takes a look at why the next commander-in-chief is keeping mum.

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