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Campaign 2012 / Guns and Politics / A Discussion #1019700

CNN Evening News for Friday, Apr 13, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The first speech from Mitt Romney before the NRA reported; details given of his earlier view on guns and his courting of the NRA as an earlier presidential candidate. [ROMNEY - talks about the right to bear arms and how Democrats try to restrict it.] [In 2002, ROMNEY - supports tough gun control laws in Massachusetts.] [In 2007, ROMNEY - talks about guns and the NRA and being a "varmint" hunter.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Donna Brazile and Erick Erickson about Romney, guns and the economy. [ERICKSON - assesses Romney's approach to the gun issue; states by election time the economy will be the issue.] [BRAZILE - says Romney is running away from his previous records and wants to be all things to all people; states President Obama will support the 2nd Amendment.]

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