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Campaign 2012 / Iowa Straw Poll #1004473

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 11, 2011
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The plan for Texas Governor Rick Perry to announce he is running for the Republican nomination for president noted.

(Ames, Iowa: Norah O’Donnell) The gathering of Republican presidential candidates in Iowa to compete in a straw poll featured; scenes shown of Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman††. [ROMNEY – responds to hecklers.] [HUNTSMAN – cites his record as governor vs. Romney’s.] [Iowa retiree Bob GROUT††, dairy farmer Paula MAHAFFEY††- voice concerns about the economy.] Preparations by Representative Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty for tonight’s debate noted. The impact of Perry’s entrance into the race on the other candidates discussed.

Pelley, Scott;
O’Donnell, Norah

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