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Campaign 2012 / Iowa Caucuses / Santorum #1014303

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 02, 2012
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(Des Moines: Scott Pelley) The battle among the Republican presidential candidates for votes in Iowa noted; scenes shown of the state capitol in Des Moines; new poll findings cited; graph comparing the numbers for Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich shown; details given about the controversy over Santorum’s remarks on black people. [In interview, SANTORUM – assesses the race; comments on his campaign and fund raising; says he’s not sure of the context of his remarks on black people.] [Yesterday, SANTORUM – says he doesn’t want to make black people’s lives better by giving them somebody else’s money.] The racial breakdown of Iowans on food stamps cited.

(Marion, Iowa: Jan Crawford) Mitt Romney's plan to cut the federal deficit outlined. [ROMNEY – says he will fight to remove things he doesn’t think are essential; says we can’t continue to borrow more and spend more than we take in; says he will eliminate programs.]

(Des Moines: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Des Moines: Wyatt Andrews) Ron Paul’s deficit reduction plan outlined; details given about his proposals to end spending on US troops overseas and cut aid to Israel. [PAUL – explains how he would get his plan through Congress.]

(Des Moines: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Des Moines: Dean Reynolds) Newt Gingrich’s plan to cut the deficit outlined. [GINGRICH – says he would create dramatic economic growth to put people back to work; says no tax increases.]

(Des Moines: Scott Pelley) Gingrich’s expectation that he will not win in Iowa due to the negativity from the Romney and Paul campaigns noted. CBS coverage of the Iowa caucuses noted.

Pelley, Scott;
Crawford, Jan;
Andrews, Wyatt;
Reynolds, Dean

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