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Campaign 2012 / Fundraising / Super PACs #1015423

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 12, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The campaign fundraising by President Obama and Mitt Romney compared.

(Washington: Chip Reid) The campaign funding from super PACs featured; scenes shown of Newt Gingrich in South Carolina; details given about the wealthy donors: Sheldon Adelson†† for Gingrich, J.W. and Richard Marriott†† for Romney, Foster Friess†† for Rick Santorum, support for Jon Huntsman from his father and the donation from Jeffrey Katzenberg†† to help Obama; Gingrich’s anti-Romney video shown. [GINGRICH – says he has no objection to countering Romney’s millionaires.] [Center for Public Integrity Peter STONE††- says both sides are arming themselves to the teeth with millionaire friends.] Adelson’s connection to casinos noted.

Pelley, Scott;
Reid, Chip

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