NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 12, 2011
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(Des Moines, Iowa: Andrea Mitchell) The flap over the question to Representative Michele Bachmann during last night’s Republican debate in Iowa about being submissive in her marriage featured; scenes shown of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin at the state fair. [In response to Byron York, BACHMANN – says submission means respect.] [NBC political analyst Charlie COOK- says she deflected the question nicely.] [With Lester Holt on “Today,” BACHMANN – says the basis of our marriage is respect.] [PALIN – offers her view on submission.] [Iowa pollster Ann SELZER- says something’s just not fair.] [Iowa VOTER – says the question was rude.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Des Moines: Chuck Todd) The standings of the Republican candidates before tomorrow’s straw poll featured; scenes shown from the state fair and heated exchanges between Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty during last night’s debate. [Candidates Rick SANTORUM, Herman CAIN, Representative Ron PAUL- campaign.] Texas Governor Rick Perry’s plan to announce his candidacy tomorrow noted. [PALIN – says she’s still thinking about it.]
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