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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Romney and Convention / A Discussion #1029757

CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 24, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A report that Ann Romney will speak on Tuesday at the Republican National Convention noted. [In Michigan, Mitt ROMNEY - jokes about his birth here and his birth certificate.] The reaction in President Obama camp to Romney raising the birther issue noted. [On CBS, ROMNEY - states it was great to be home and we need humor; affirms Obama was born in the US.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with CNN's John King and Gloria Borger about Romney. [At the electronic map, KING - says this "joke" does not help Romney because the role is to change people's image/favorability of Romney; comments on the CNN/ORC poll numbers: the energy gap favoring Republicans; talks about the independent and the suburban vote.] [BORGER - says a cautious Romney makes mistakes and then self-edits; comments on the poll numbers on abortion and what Romney said for the CNN documentary.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The CNN airing of "Romney Revealed" announced.

Cooper, Anderson

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