NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 13, 2012
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(Miami: Peter Alexander) A new phase in the presidential campaign with Mitt Romney’s selection of Representative Paul Ryan as his running mate featured. [ROMNEY, RYAN – campaign.] [President OBAMA – comments on the farm bill.] [Vice President Joe BIDEN – criticizes Ryan’s budget plan.] [WOMAN – comments on Ryan.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Washington: Chuck Todd) The political battle over Medicare examined; scenes shown of hecklers at a Ryan appearance; details given about Ryan’s plan for the government to give seniors money to buy their own insurance; campaign ads from the 1996 election and races in North Dakota and Montana shown. [Representative Debbie WASSERMAN SCHULTZ, Republican National Committee chair Reince PRIEBUS, OBAMA, ROMNEY – criticize others over Medicare.]
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