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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Swing States #1029957

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 01, 2012
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The campaigning by Mitt Romney and President Obama in swing states on Labor Day weekend introduced.

(Sioux City, Iowa: Kristen Welker) Obama's campaign in the battleground state of Iowa featured; scenes shown from Sioux City. [OBAMA - campaigns; criticizes Romney's convention speech for retreading policies and saying nothing about Afghanistan.] ["Des Moines Register" Kathie OBRADOVICH†- explains Iowa's importance.] [TheGrio.com Perry BACON†- notes what Obama has to do.]

(Jacksonville, Florida: Ron Mott) The campaigning by Romney and Representative Paul Ryan in Ohio and Florida featured. [ROMNEY - criticizes Obama on jobs.] [At the convention, RYAN - speaks about the failed economic recovery.] [Democratic strategist Karen FINNEY†- defends Obama about the auto plant in Wisconsin.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) NBC News coverage of the Democratic National Convention noted.

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Welker, Kristen;
Mott, Ron
Duration:
00:05:10

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