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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Energy / Vice Presidents #1028928

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Waterloo, Iowa: Nancy Cordes) The issue of energy policy in the presidential campaign featured; scenes shown of President Obama at a wind farm in Haverhill, Iowa; statistics on Iowa wind energy cited; statement from Senator Charles Grassley about Mitt Romney’s opposition to a tax break for wind producers quoted. [OBAMA – criticizes Romney.] [With coal miners in Beallsville, Ohio, ROMNEY – says we will have North American energy independence by the end of his second term.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Vice President Joe Biden’s remarks about chains to a crowd that included hundreds of African Americans noted. [In Danville, Virginia, BIDEN – says Romney and Wall Street will put you back in chains.] “USA Today”/Gallup poll findings on Representative Paul Ryan as Romney’s running mate cited.

(Chillicothe, Ohio: Jan Crawford) Concerns within the Republican Party that Ryan’s plans to cut the budget and reform Medicare will hurt Romney’s campaign examined; campaign ad shown. [ROMNEY, RYAN – campaign.] [OBAMA – says Ryan’s views are wrong.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Cordes, Nancy;
Crawford, Jan

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