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Day 8: Obama Tries To Win Over Stimulus Skeptics

(AP)
On his eighth day in office, President Obama went to the Capitol in an effort to convince skeptical Republicans to back his $825 billion stimulus package.

"We had a wonderful exchange of ideas I continue to be optimistic about our ability to get this recovery package done," the president said – despite warnings from GOP leaders that they are not yet sold on the bill.

Watch Chip Reid's CBS Evening News report on the action at the Capitol below:

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