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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Ryan #1028698

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 13, 2012
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The brand new presidential election campaign with Representative Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney's running mate introduced.

(Miami: David Muir) The presidential race in Florida and Iowa featured; scenes shown from Miami and Ryan and President Obama in Iowa. [In Miami, ROMNEY - promotes Ryan.] [In Iowa, RYAN - speaks about Obama and jobs.] [OBAMA - criticizes Ryan.] [In response to reporter's question, ROMNEY - talks about his Medicare plan.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Iowa: Jonathan Karl) A look at Paul Ryan presented; scenes shown from Iowa and his hometown of Janesville, Wisconsin; details given about the death of Ryan's father, his political career, interest in fitness and political numbers. [RYAN - lists his physical activity.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(White House: Jake Tapper) The personal history between Ryan and Obama examined; scenes shown from last year's fundraiser where Obama criticized Ryan and of the pair criticizing each other on various issues, including Medicare to be replaced by vouchers and private insurance.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer, George Stephanopoulos) What Romney has to do about his unfavorability rating at the convention and how the White House wants to wrap the Ryan budget around Romney's neck discussed.

Reporter(s):
Sawyer, Diane;
Muir, David;
Karl, Jonathan;
Tapper, Jake;
George, Diane Sawyer,
Duration:
00:08:40

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