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Decision 2012 / Santorum #1016739

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 08, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The victories last night by Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum in 3 state races noted.

(Allen, Texas: Kelly O’Donnell) The shakeup in the Republican race reviewed; scenes shown of Santorum praying; details given about the impact on Mitt Romney’s campaign and the issue of the administration’s requirement for religious-based employers to provide birth control coverage. [SANTORUM – jokes that no one thinks he could ever win anything; says this administration is hostile to Catholics.] [Yesterday, ROMNEY – talks about his father.] [White House press secretary Jay CARNEY – criticizes Romney on the birth control issue.] Newt Gingrich’s campaign in Ohio noted.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Chuck Todd) The problems for Romney’s campaign featured; details given about his lack of support from conservatives and his plans for an economic speech in Michigan.

Williams, Brian;
O’Donnell, Kelly;
Todd, Chuck

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