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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Post-Convention / A Discussion #1030408

CNN Evening News for Friday, Sep 07, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The battle for votes in the presidential election campaign introduced. [In Iowa City, President OBAMA - criticizes his opponent's economic plan.] [In New Hampshire, Mitt ROMNEY - criticizes Obama's promises.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Nashua, New Hampshire: Jim Acosta) The perils for Romney in focusing on the jobs report, the Romney ad spending and targeting discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Paul Begala and Mary Matalin about the day's political campaign, the conventions and Clint Eastwood. [BEGALA - assesses Obama's convention speech that was more focused {examples given} than that of Romney; comments on the party platform and what Obama put back in.] [MATALIN - explains how the president and the economy underperformed and Obama's speech was defensive; comments on Eastwood's speech, on conservatives in the entertainment business and how Obama is "empty."] [MATALIN, BEGALA - bicker over Eastwood and Obama.] Gallup Polls approval rating for Obama cited.

Cooper, Anderson;
Acosta, Jim

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