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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.

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Crawford, Jan;
Andrews, Wyatt;
Reynolds, Dean
Duration:
00:09:20

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