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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / The Ryan Factor / A Discussion #1028719

CNN Evening News for Monday, Aug 13, 2012
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(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) Report introduced.

(Washington: John King) The "Ryan factor" in the 2012 presidential election now that Representative Paul Ryan is the running mate for Mitt Romney examined; scenes shown of Ryan campaigning in Iowa; details given of the up sides and down sides of Ryan as the vice presidential choice. [RYAN - campaigns.] [In response to CNN question, RYAN - says we will protect Medicare.]

(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) Live discussion held with CNN's King, Gloria Borger and Ron Brownstein about the 2012 campaign and the role of Ryan in the race; statistics from the polls after the Ryan selection cited. [KING - talks about the race in Ryan's home state of Wisconsin.] [BROWNSTEIN - talks about Ryan's assets and voters that could be turned off by Republicans now because of Medicare.] [BORGER - comments on the voter response to Ryan; lists the issues being raised by the Ryan factor; talks about the likability issue for Romney and Ryan.]

O'Brien, Soledad;
King, John

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