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Campaign 2012 / Cain / Martin Interview / A Discussion #1006177

CNN Evening News for Monday, Oct 31, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The issue of sexual harassment charges against Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain as reported by Politico.com introduced; scenes shown of Cain being questioned on Sunday. [On Fox and at the National Press Club, CAIN - says he was not aware of a settlement because nothing happened.] [Later, CAIN - says he was aware an "agreement" was reached.] Politico source making the allegations quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Politico's Jonathan Martin about Cain and the allegations; Cain's statement on Fox quoted. [MARTIN - comments on Cain's behavior in the 1990s: it was more suggestive/sexual in nature leading to payments to two women with five-figure payouts; recounts his conversations with Cain's campaign about the allegations and what documents say about the matter.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Recent discussion held with CNN's Paul Begala and former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer about Cain and the harassment allegations. [BEGALA, FLEISCHER - offer views on the harassment charges against Cain, what he should have done about the matter and then move on.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:13:30

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