Obama Wants To Delay DTV Switchover

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Following on the heels of reports that the TV Coverter Coupon program has run out of money, now comes word that President-elect Barack Obama is asking Congress to postpone the federally mandated switchover on Feb. 17. In a letter, Congressman John Podesta the co-chairman of Obama's presidential transition team, wrote "With coupons unavailable, support and education insufficient and the most vulnerable Americans exposed, I urge you to consider a change to the legislatively mandated analog cutoff date."