NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 17, 2012
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(Washington: Peter Alexander) The debate over how super PACS can help or hurt a campaign featured; details given about Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s rejection of a proposed ad campaign from a conservative super PAC funded by Joe Ricketts aimed at renewing attention on President Obama’s ties to controversial pastor Jeremiah Wright; video of Wright shown; statement from the Ending Spending PAC quoted. [In Florida, ROMNEY – denounces the effort.] [Brookings Institution Darrell WEST- notes candidates may be held accountable for bad things the super PACs do.]
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