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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Romney Budget / A Discussion #1028773

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012
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(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) The campaigning by both sides in the 2012 presidential election noted; details given about the issue of when Mitt Romney would balance the budget. [On CNN, Romney spokesman Ed GILLESPIE - says he does not know the budget numbers.] [Last night, Representative Paul RYAN - talks about the Romney budget plan.] [In March, ROMNEY - says details would have to be worked out.]

(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) Live discussion held with former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich about the Romney budget. [FLEISCHER - says sometime staffers forget the facts; notes often vice presidents and presidents have differences; states campaigns are about big ideas.] [REICH - says you have to have some specifics.]

(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) A statement in "People" magazine from President Obama about Vice President Joe Biden's remarks in Virginia about chains noted.

O'Brien, Soledad

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