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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / The Debate #1031524

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 30, 2012
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(Kabul: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Las Vegas: Kristen Welker) The background to the first debate in the presidential election campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney featured; scenes shown of Obama in Nevada; details given about their debate preparations. [On Wednesday, OBAMA - jokes about jobs.] [Last week, ROMNEY - comments on the debates.] [On "This Week," Obama campaign strategist David PLOUFFE; on "Face the Nation," Senator John McCAIN, New Jersey Governor Chris CHRISTIE†- offer views on the debate.] [In Nevada, Ann ROMNEY - worries about Mitt.] [Vice presidential nominee Paul RYAN - says we are giving a clear choice.]

(Kabul: Lester Holt; Washington: Chuck Todd) The importance of the debates in this election where Romney is behind and needs to find a way to fire up the Republicans discussed.

Holt, Lester;
Welker, Kristen;
Todd, Chuck

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