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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Vice President #1028679

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 12, 2012
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(London: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Waukesha, Wisconsin: Ron Mott) The uproar over the Republican selection of Representative Paul Ryan as the vice presidential running mate for Mitt Romney examined; scenes shown of the campaigning; details given about Ryan's budget proposals. [ROMNEY, President OBAMA - offer views on Ryan.] [RYAN - says we owe you a choice.] [Democratic Representative Debbie WASSERMAN SCHULTZ†- criticizes Ryan as an extremist.] [RNC chair Reince PRIEBUS†- criticizes Obama on Medicare.]

(London: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Waukesha, Wisconsin: Peter Alexander) The background to the Ryan selection examined; details given about the veep vetting process and how Ryan and Romney were gotten together secretly.

(London: Lester Holt; Washington: Chuck Todd) How the Ryan nomination could hurt the Romney ticket because of the reaction to his Medicare plan as in Florida and how the pick redefines the presidential election campaign discussed.

Holt, Lester;
Mott, Ron;
Alexander, Peter;
Todd, Chuck

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