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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Ryan #1029027

CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 17, 2012
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(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) The release by Representative Paul Ryan of two years of his tax returns noted.

(Washington: Joe Johns) The rivalry between Ryan and President Obama reviewed; details given about their similarities and political differences. [Several times in the last 3 years, OBAMA - speaks about Ryan and his plan.] [RYAN - speaks about Obama.]

(Studio: Soledad O'Brien; Washington: John King) Ryan's tax returns and whether the issue of the politics of Mitt Romney's refusal to release more tax returns discussed.

(Studio: Soledad O'Brien; Washington: Joe Johns) The question of whether the American people will "buy" Ryan's budget plan discussed. [CNN's David GERGEN - says they {Republicans} are going on offense after Ryan energized the Romney campaign; talks about the Medicare issue.] Other material: a pro-Obama political ad on Medicare.

O'Brien, Soledad;
Johns, Joe;
King, John

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