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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / The Debate #1031497

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 30, 2012
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(Studio: Jeff Glor) Report introduced.

(Las Vegas: Nancy Cordes) The background to the first debate in the presidential election campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney featured; scenes shown of Obama in Nevada and Romney on the trail; details given about their debate preparations. [On "This Week," campaign strategist David PLOUFFE; on "Face the Nation," New Jersey Governor Chris CHRISTIE†- offer views on the debate.] [On Fox, vice presidential nominee Paul RYAN - says people become more dependent on government under Obama.] [University of Pennsylvania Kathleen Hall JAMIESON - says in a debate the challenger can show he can hold his own against the president.] the time-honored strategy of setting the bar low for debate performance noted.

Glor, Jeff;
Cordes, Nancy

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