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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney #1031612

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) A new Quinnipiac University/CBS News/"New York Times" poll finding President Obama leading over Mitt Romney in the swing states of Ohio, Florida and Pennsylvania cited; electoral vote map shown.

(Kent, Ohio: Nancy Cordes) Obama’s campaigning today in Ohio reviewed; details given about his advantage over Romney among women and his gain among whites without a college degree; poll findings cited. [Voter Tonda YOUNG‡- comments.] [OBAMA – criticizes Romney for his stand on the auto bailout.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Poll findings on who would do a better job on the economy, taxes and the deficit cited.

(Toledo, Ohio: Jan Crawford) Romney’s campaign updated; details given about his new strategy involving more campaign appearances and more media access due to his image problem; his new ad about creating jobs shown; scenes shown of retiree Dolores Neller‡ holding a sign defending Romney for his remarks on the 47 percent who don’t pay taxes. [ROMNEY – campaigns on the economy.] [NELLER – says Romney was right.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Painesville, Ohio: Dean Reynolds) The views of Ohio voters on the presidential race featured; scenes shown from Lake County. [Undecided voters Nick and Elaine SARRIS††, Republican Libby HILL - express views.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The shift toward Obama among senior voters in Florida noted; poll findings cited.

(Studio: Scott Pelley; Washington: John Dickerson) The poll findings and how predictive they are discussed.

Pelley, Scott;
Cordes, Nancy;
Crawford, Jan;
Reynolds, Dean;
Dickerson, John

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