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Campaign 2012 / Republicans #1016177

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 27, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Quinnipiac Poll showing Mitt Romney’s lead over Newt Gingrich in the Florida primary cited.

(Miami: Dean Reynolds) Gingrich’s plan on immigration featured; details given about his support of a series of steps that include drone flights, better communication between state and federal agencies, modernizing the visa process and penalties on employers hiring undocumented workers. [GINGRICH – explains his position on a border fence and deportation; says he is for legal immigration.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Watson Island, Florida: Jan Crawford) Romney’s immigration policy featured; details given about his plans that include a border fence, a requirement that employers verify workers’ status, no in-state tuition credits for illegal immigrants and deportation. [ROMNEY – says we will stop the flow of illegal immigration; explains his self-deportation idea.] Senator Marco Rubio’s pressure on Gingrich to pull his ad accusing Romney of being anti-immigrant noted.

Pelley, Scott;
Reynolds, Dean;
Crawford, Jan

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