NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 15, 2011
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(Des Moines: Kelly O’Donnell) The shakeup in the Republican presidential race with the entry of Texas Governor Rick Perry reviewed; details given about Representative Michele Bachmann’s victory in the Iowa straw poll; scenes shown of Perry at the Iowa state fair with a corn dog and of Mitt Romney in New Hampshire. [PERRY – says he’s got time to make up.] [In Waterloo, Iowa, BACHMANN – campaigns.] [ROMNEY – comments on Perry.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Decorah, Iowa: Chuck Todd) President Obama's Midwest bus tour featured; scenes shown. [OBAMA – says some in Congress would rather see their opponents lose than America win; criticizes the Republicans; says he has no problem with folks saying Obama cares.] [3 VOTERS – express concerns.] [Republican National Committee chair Reince PRIEBUS- says we’re here to take back our country.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) The debut of 2 new black buses meant for presidential travel noted; scenes shown.
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