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Campaign 2012 / Republicans / Health Care Mandates #1009579

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 12, 2011
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Manchester, New Hampshire: Nancy Cordes) The criticism of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for his 10 thousand dollar bet challenge to Texas Governor Rick Perry during the Saturday debate on the health care mandate examined; details given about the Massachusetts 2006 mandate that has become a symbol of government intrusion to conservatives. [ROMNEY - offers the bet.] [Representative Michele BACHMANN - criticizes former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich on the mandate.] [GINGRICH - defends the initial mandate.] [ROMNEY - comments on the bet.] The political difficulties in overturning the mandate discussed.

Pelley, Scott;
Cordes, Nancy

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