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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney #1029424

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 23, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) A CBS analysis finding President Obama leading Mitt Romney in electoral votes with 95 votes up for grabs noted; map shown; a Quinnipiac University/CBS News/"New York Times" poll finding Obama leading in the battleground states of Florida, Ohio and Wisconsin cited.

(Detroit: Jan Crawford) The latest poll numbers for Florida, Ohio and Wisconsin examined; details given about the impact of Romney’s choice of Representative Paul Ryan as his running mate and his lead over Obama on the issue of the economy. [ROMNEY – criticizes Obama.] [RYAN – speaks about Medicare.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The narrowing of Obama’s lead over Romney noted.

(Washington: Nancy Cordes) Obama’s lead among women in several battleground states featured; ads shown; poll findings cited; details given about his struggle to win seniors’ support due partly to the unpopularity of his health care law in Florida.

Pelley, Scott;
Crawford, Jan;
Cordes, Nancy

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