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CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 19, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A look at some of the statements made at last night's Republican debate in Las Vegas that do not fit the facts examined; statistics cited; details given of a fact check on several issues. [Mitt ROMNEY, Texas Governor Rick PERRY - bicker about jobs for illegal aliens in Texas and job creation in Massachusetts vs. Texas.] [Several times, President OBAMA - campaigns on the jobs act that should be passed.] [Rick SANTORUM - criticizes health coverage; comments on the TARP bailout.] Debate host AC's own error on income tax noted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Gloria Borger, James Carville and Erick Erickson about the debate. [CARVILLE - says only Perry and Romney can become the nominee with Herman Cain having no chance; notes Obama's team is focusing of Romney.] [ERICKSON - praises Perry when he went off-script; notes voters are asking for an alternative to Romney; says Perry has to grow on the campaign trail; comments on the flat tax plans.] [BORGER - outlines what Perry is doing about Romney; comments on flat tax questions.]

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