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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Romney Taxes #1031188

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 21, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Las Vegas: Jan Crawford) Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s release of his 2011 tax return examined; details given about his income, tax rate and charity donations; figures cited. The release of Romney’s medical records noted.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The income, taxes paid and tax rate last year for President and First Lady Michelle Obama cited.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) “60 Minutes” interview held with Romney about his campaign. [ROMNEY – comments on the polls; says we go forward with the message; says his campaign doesn’t need to turn around; responds to criticism of his campaign following his remarks about the 47 percent who don’t pay taxes.]

(White House: Nancy Cordes) Obama’s campaign reviewed; details given about his criticism of Romney over the 47 percent issue and his clarification of his remark that Washington can’t be fixed from the inside. [OBAMA – wonders what kind of inside job Romney is talking about.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) Obama’s lead over Romney in fundraising featured; figures on August fundraising, cash in the bank and ad spending cited; ads shown; details given about Romney’s reliance on ads made by super PACs and his advantage with his war chest at the Republican National Committee.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) An emergency landing by a plane carrying Ann Romney reported; photo shown.

Pelley, Scott;
Crawford, Jan;
Cordes, Nancy;
Andrews, Wyatt

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