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Campaign 2012 / Michigan #1015199

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 20, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) American Research Group poll figures on Rick Santorum's lead over Mitt Romney in Michigan outlined on screen.

(Muskegon, Michigan: Dean Reynolds) Santorum's political conservatism that gives him a lead in Romney's home state examined; scenes shown from the campaign trail where Santorum spoke on social issues and against the current administration. [On "Face the Nation," SANTORUM - says prenatal testing results in abortion; comments on President Obama's worldview.] The facts about amniocentesis programs and complications leading to abortion cited. [SANTORUM - speaks against Obamacare, Obama's "phony theology" and his radical environmental ideology.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley; Washington: John Dickerson) Santorum's appeal to religious and conservative voters and the risk of emphasizing social issues in appealing to other Republicans discussed.

Pelley, Scott;
Reynolds, Dean;
Dickerson, John

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