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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 14, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) A new CBS News/"New York Times" poll showing a rise in President Obama’s job approval rating and the findings on the economy cited.

(White House: Norah O’Donnell) The boost for Obama, especially among independents, due to the good economic news featured; poll findings cited; details given about his push for economic fairness and his Buffett rule proposal for raising taxes on the wealthy. [OBAMA – says the economy is growing stronger.] [Chicagoan Kathy MALONEY‡, Delaware voter Bud FAIRCLOTH‡- express views on Obama and the economy.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley, John Dickerson) The surge in the poll for Rick Santorum, who now leads Mitt Romney, and whether this race is hurting Republican chances against Obama discussed; poll findings cited.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Poll figures showing a majority, including Catholics, approve of Obama’s contraception policy cited.

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