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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Ryan / A Discussion #1029024

CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 17, 2012
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(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) The grilling of Republican vice presidential candidate Representative Paul Ryan about his handling of President Obama's stimulus introduced; scenes shown of Ryan speaking with a heckler. [Several times in 2009, RYAN - opposes the stimulus package.] [Representative Eric CANTOR - speaks about jobs.] [In 2010, on radio show, RYAN - denies requesting any stimulus money.] How Ryan requested in a letter to Labor Secretary Steven Chu†} stimulus money for local companies and Ryan's response to questions about that letter quoted. [Yesterday, RYAN - says he opposes the stimulus.]

(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) Live discussion held with CNN's Erick Erickson and about Ryan and Maria Cardona stimulus money. [ERICKSON - says Ryan is not as conservative as the Democrats would like him to be; criticizes the Democrats for going off message rather engaging on issues like Medicare and jobs.] [CARDONA - criticizes Ryan on Medicare, small businesses; says Vice President Joe Biden went off message with using "unchained" re: Wall Street.]

Reporter(s):
O'Brien, Soledad
Duration:
00:09:30

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