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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Democratic National Convention #1030264

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 05, 2012
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(Charlotte: Scott Pelley) The change of venue for President Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention with a move from the outdoor stadium to indoors in Charlotte, North Carolina noted. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Charlotte: Byron Pitts) The venue change to a smaller setting due to bad weather featured; details given about the disappointment of campaign volunteers. [Democratic National Committee Brad WOODHOUSE††- says there are things outside of your control.] [Volunteers Stacey TILLMAN‡, David MILLER - react.] The cancellation of fireworks and the balloon drop noted.

(Charlotte: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(White House: Norah O’Donnell) Tonight's speech by former President Bill Clinton previewed; details given about his aim to connect his policies with Obama’s proposals and to target working class voters who favor Republican nominee Mitt Romney; speech excerpt quoted.

(Charlotte: Scott Pelley) Obama’s arrival in Charlotte noted.

(Charlotte: Nancy Cordes) The change in the Democratic Party’s platform with the announcement that God and Jerusalem will be added featured.

Pelley, Scott;
Pitts, Byron;
O’Donnell, Norah;
Cordes, Nancy

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