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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Convention #1029680

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 26, 2012
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Boston: Peter Alexander) Mitt Romney's activities just before the Republican National Convention featured; scenes shown from inside the Romney compound; details given about Romney's likability gap. [Wife Ann ROMNEY - praises Mitt.] [Former Florida Governor Jeb BUSH - says Romney needs to reconnect to the people.] [For the AP, President OBAMA - raises questions about Romney's positions.] [Senator John McCAIN - comments on the party message.]

(Studio: Lester Holt; Tampa: David Gregory) The basics of what Romney has to accomplish at the convention and how he has to deal with the perceived weaknesses discussed.

(Studio: Lester Holt; Tamps: Andrea Mitchell) How the convention will spotlight women as speakers, Representative Todd Akin's statements on rape and the push to get him out of the Missouri race discussed.

(Studio: Lester Holt; Tampa: Chuck Todd) The disruption of the Romney campaign by the Akin storm and the Tropical Storm Isaac discussed.

(Studio: Lester Holt) NBC convention coverage outlined on screen.

Holt, Lester;
Alexander, Peter;
Gregory, David;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Todd, Chuck

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