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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Libya Consulate #1032869

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 12, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Gallup Poll showing presidential candidate Mitt Romney leading over President Obama cited. The argument over Vice President Joe Biden’s response to questions about security before the attack on the US consulate in Libya noted. [Last night, BIDEN – says we did not know they wanted more security.]

(Lancaster, Ohio: Jan Crawford) Romney’s criticism of the administration over the consulate attack reviewed. [ROMNEY – says we need to understand what happened.] [In hearing Wednesday, former regional security officer Eric NORDSTROM†- says it was clear we were not going to get resources until the aftermath of an incident.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(White House: Nancy Cordes) The White House defense of Biden featured. [White House press secretary Jay CARNEY – says Biden was not referring to the administration.] [Secretary of State Hillary CLINTON – says there is nobody motivated by anything other than trying to understand what happened.]

Pelley, Scott;
Crawford, Jan;
Cordes, Nancy

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