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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney #1031956

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 07, 2012
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(Studio: David Muir) The weekend campaigning by Mitt Romney and President Obama updated; Gallup Poll's tracking numbers outlined on screen.

(Port St. Lucie, Florida: David Kerley) Romney's momentum after President Obama's weak debate performance featured; scenes shown of Romney supporters in Florida; details given about the good jobs numbers and fund raising for Obama and about Romney's tax plan. [ROMNEY - speaks about Obama's excuses.] [On "Face the Nation," Obama campaign strategist David AXELROD†- comments on the debate performance.] [In debate, OBAMA, ROMNEY - bicker about tax rates.] [On "This Week," former White House press secretary Robert GIBBS†- criticizes Romney on taxes.] Romney's plans tomorrow for a foreign policy speech on the Middle East noted.

(Studio: David Muir; Washington: Rick Klein) The tighter presidential candidates' race in the battleground states after Romney's debate performance and the vice presidential debate this week discussed; scenes shown from vice presidential debates between Senator Joe Biden and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin in 1008 and from 1988 between Lloyd Bentsen and Dan Quayle.

(Studio: David Muir) ABC News coverage of the debate on Thursday noted.

Muir, David;
Kerley, David;
Klein, Rick

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