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Decision 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Economy #1030339

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 07, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Job creation figures and unemployment rate for August cited.

(Iowa City, Iowa: Kristen Welker) The sobering impact of the jobs report the day after President Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention featured; statement from White House advisor David Plouffe† quoted. [In New Hampshire today, OBAMA – says we know it’s not good enough; criticizes the Republicans on tax cuts.] [Last night, OBAMA – says our challenges can be met.] [Last night, Vice President Joe BIDEN – criticizes Republican nominee Mitt Romney on outsourcing.]

(Nashua, New Hampshire: Peter Alexander) Romney’s campaign featured; map shown of swing states airing anti-Obama ads. [In Iowa, ROMNEY – criticizes the jobs numbers and Obama.] [On CNBC, vice presidential nominee Paul RYAN – says it’s failed leadership and bad fiscal policy.] [In Virginia, wife Ann ROMNEY – says more women are unemployed than men.]

(Studio: Brian Williams, David Faber) The jobs numbers that were not as good as expected and the remaining employment reports before the election discussed; statistics from the August report cited.

Williams, Brian;
Welker, Kristen;
Alexander, Peter;
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