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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Republican National Convention #1029844

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 30, 2012
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(Tampa: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Tampa: Norah O’Donnell) The speech tonight from Mitt Romney in which he will accept the Republican presidential nomination previewed; scenes shown of him on the podium at the Republican National Convention; speech excerpt quoted; details given about how he will reach out to women and criticize President Obama’s record.

(Tampa: Scott Pelley) Last night’s speech from Romney’s running mate Representative Paul Ryan recalled. [Last night, RYAN – criticizes Obama’s economic record.] Interview held with Ryan about his suggestion that the US credit downgrade is Obama’s fault. [Today, RYAN – says the downgrade came from lack of leadership; refutes the explanation from Standard and Poor’s; states we need a president that’s willing to lead; says Obama doesn’t talk to us.]

Pelley, Scott;
O’Donnell, Norah

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