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Economy: Obama Jobs Speech / Republicans #1006608

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 08, 2011
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(Washington: Brian Williams) President Obama’s speech on jobs tonight introduced; unemployment statistics cited.

(White House: Kristen Welker) The high stakes for this speech featured.

(Washington: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) The scene in the House chamber where Obama will give his speech described; scenes shown; details given about the no-shows.

(Washington: Brian Williams, David Gregory) The broken political system and the lack of leadership on the economy discussed.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Last night’s debate between the Republican presidential candidates reviewed; details given about the confrontations between Texas Governor Rick Perry and Mitt Romney; scenes shown. [PERRY – says Social Security is a Ponzi scheme; states he has not struggled over executions.] [ROMNEY – criticizes Perry.] [Jon HUNTSMAN – says for the Republican Party to win we can’t run from science.] [Representative Ron PAUL – comments on TSA screening.] The Republican race discussed.

Williams, Brian;
Welker, Kristen;
O’Donnell, Kelly;
David, Brian Williams,;
Mitchell, Andrea

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