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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Vice President #1028659

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 12, 2012
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(Studio: David Muir) The new intensity in the presidential race with Mitt Romney's selection of Representative Paul Ryan as his running mate introduced.

(High Point, North Carolina: Jonathan Karl) Romney and Ryan hitting the road on their campaign featured; scenes shown of them campaigning in North Carolina cities. [ROMNEY, RYAN, Ann ROMNEY - campaign.]

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: David Kerley) The response of President Obama to Ryan as the vice presidential pick examined; scenes shown of Democrats who criticized Ryan on the talk shows. [OBAMA - congratulates Ryan; criticizes the Romney-Ryan economic plan.] [In April, OBAMA - calls it a radical vision.] [Former DNC chair Howard DEAN†- says Ryan makes it impossible for Romney to move towards the middle.]

(Studio: David Muir; Washington: Cokie Roberts) How the Democrats have long been running against the Paul Ryan budget plan and how Ryan is a "happy warrior" who gets conservatives excited discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) How Ryan secretly escaped through the woods from his Janesville home and on to Virginia reviewed; scenes shown from the house and neighborhood. [On the plane, RYAN - says he just went through the woods.]

Muir, David;
Karl, Jonathan;
Kerley, David;
Roberts, Cokie

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