CNN Evening News for Thursday, Aug 16, 2012
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(Studio: Soledad O'Brien; studio: John King) The state of the presidential election race in Wisconsin, home state for Representative Paul Ryan, examined and discussed; electronic maps shown; details given about how the Obama campaign will have to spend money if Wisconsin is a tossup state and about the races in 2010 in the Midwest as compared to 2008.
(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen about Wisconsin. [GERGEN - says Ryan has made a difference in Wisconsin because he has midwestern appeal; comments on the "excitement level" in the race on the eve of the Republican convention; states the Medicare issue leads to suspense in the race.]
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