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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Convention #1029694

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 27, 2012
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(Tampa: Diane Sawyer) A brief event at the Republican National Convention in Tampa for the official opening shown. The standings of President Obama and Mitt Romney in the latest poll cited.

(Boston: David Muir) The readiness of Romney for the convention featured; scenes shown from New Hampshire where Mitt and Ann Romney practiced their convention speeches; details given about Ann's star power among women. [On Fox, ROMNEY - says "I am what I am"; comments on what his dad might have said.]

(Convention floor: Diane Sawyer) The convention area shown. [In interview, Speaker of the House John BOEHNER - admits the storm is a concern; shows the national debt clock; comments on Medicare: the system has to change; reacts to a statement from Romney.] ABC News/"Washington Post" poll findings on Americans' opposition to Representative Paul Ryan's Medicare plan cited.

(Convention floor: Diane Sawyer, Jonathan Karl) How the race is a coin toss at the time of the convention and the "bounce" the Republicans hope for discussed.

Sawyer, Diane;
Muir, David;
Karl, Jonathan

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