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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Second Debate / Women / Bernstein Interview #1032374

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A look at Mitt Romney's view of women in light of his phrase "binders full of women" in the second debate held last night with President Obama introduced; the phrase craze detailed; "USA Today"/Gallup Poll findings on the Obama-Romney split of the women's vote cited. [In debate, ROMNEY - says "binders full of women."] A statement from the Massachusetts Government Appointments Project about MassGap approaching Romney in 2002 and from former Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey† about women quoted. [Vice President Joe BIDEN - criticizes Romney on equal pay, women and "binders."]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Boston journalist David Bernstein about Romney and his record on women in Massachusetts. [BERNSTEIN - talks about the MassGap project initiated by women when Romney was governor and what his record was on appointing women.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Virginia: Jim Acosta) The Romney campaign's approach today after the "binder" reference with an appeal to women voters and the role of women in high level positions with Romney discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; no location given: Jessica Yellin) How this remark was unfortunate for Romney as per how he relates to working women and their sense of "outsiderness" and the Obama campaign's concern about his support among women, who will make the difference in his 2012 race, discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Acosta, Jim;
Yellin, Jessica

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