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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 04, 2012
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(Democracy Plaza: Lester Holt) The final days in the presidential election campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney introduced.

(Democracy Plaza: Chuck Todd) A look inside the election numbers examined; findings of the "Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll outlined on screen, including numbers indicating the "Sandy Effect" helping the president.

(Democracy Plaza: Lester Holt) The travels of the two presidential candidates introduced.

(Cincinnati: Kristen Welker) Obama's campaign in must-win Ohio featured; scenes shown of Obama campaigning in New Hampshire, Florida and with former President Bill Clinton. [CLINTON, OBAMA - criticize Romney.] [In Ohio, Vice President Joe BIDEN - names Clinton instead of Obama.] [White House adviser David PLOUFFE†- cites the challenge of getting the vote out.]

(Democracy Plaza: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Morrisville, Pennsylvania: Peter Alexander) The barnstorming by Romney in 7 states featured; scenes shown from the campaign trail. [ROMNEY - campaigns against Obama asking people to vote for revenge.] [New Jersey Governor Chris CHRISTIE - backs Romney; comments on Obama's help.] [Romney campaign political director Rich BEESON†- talks about the intensity factor.] [In Cleveland, Ann ROMNEY - campaigns.]

(Democracy Plaza: Lester Holt, Andrea Mitchell, David Gregory) How Romney is on the sidelines re: Sandy, how Christie gave a boost to Obama in a bipartisan moment, the reasons both sides have to be confident and get out the vote and the role of Bill Clinton {"the closer"} in the campaign discussed.

(Democracy Plaza: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Studio: Michael Isikoff) The voter frustration in Florida and potential problems on Tuesday in the battleground states featured; scenes shown from Miami of voters in line on Sunday and Saturday; details given about Ohio vote problems, the role of organizations like True the Vote and problems in Northeast areas hit by Hurricane Sandy. [VOTER - complains.] [Ohio State University professor Edward FOLEY†- talks about Ohio.] [Advancement Project co-director Judith BROWNE DIANIS†- says we will watch the poll watchers.] [Hudson County board of elections Mike HARPER†- talks about the timing.]

(Democracy Plaza: Lester Holt) NBC News coverage on election night announced.

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Todd, Chuck;
Welker, Kristen;
Alexander, Peter;
Andrea, Lester Holt,;
Isikoff, Michael
Duration:
00:11:50

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