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Decision 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Vice Presidential Debate #1032783

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 09, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio: Peter Alexander) The tightening presidential race between Mitt Romney and President Obama reviewed; CNN poll findings cited; scenes shown of Romney in Akron; details given about the importance of Ohio in presidential elections; map shown of key swing states; anti-Romney Big Bird ad shown. [OBAMA – campaigns.] [Senior Romney campaign advisor Eric FEHRNSTROM†- says we have enthusiasm in our favor.] [ROMNEY – criticizes Obama.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(St. Petersburg, Florida: Ron Mott) The upcoming debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Representative Paul Ryan featured; details given about Ryan’s preparations with former US Solicitor General Ted Olson† and Biden’s practice sessions with Representative Chris Van Hollen††; scenes shown of Ryan picking pumpkins with his kids; footage shown of previous vice presidential debates. [RYAN – says we think he is going to come at me like a cannonball.] [BIDEN – comments on his preparations.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) NBC News debate coverage noted.

Williams, Brian;
Alexander, Peter;
Mott, Ron

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