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Decision 2012 / Obama vs. Romney #1034593

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 05, 2012
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(Democracy Plaza: Brian Williams) The tight presidential race between President Obama and Mitt Romney introduced.

(Columbus, Ohio: Peter Alexander) Romney’s final campaign push featured; scenes shown from rallies in Virginia and Pennsylvania. [ROMNEY – campaigns.]

(Democracy Plaza: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Des Moines: Kristen Welker) Obama’s final push featured; scenes shown from campaign events in Wisconsin, Ohio and Iowa, appearances by former President Bill Clinton and singers Bruce Springsteen and Jay-Z††. [OBAMA – campaigns.] [SPRINGSTEEN – says it’s crunch time.] Obama’s Election Day tradition of playing basketball noted.

(Democracy Plaza: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Democracy Plaza: Chuck Todd) The travel schedules for both candidates and the road to 270 electoral votes featured; map shown. The battleground state polling numbers discussed.

(Democracy Plaza: Brian Williams, David Gregory, Andrea Mitchell) The confidence of Romney’s campaign and the ground game for Obama discussed.

(Democracy Plaza: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) Legal battles over early voting featured; details given about skirmishes in Florida involving absentee ballots and the battle over voter identification in Ohio; scenes shown of Democrats angry over the closing of polling places in Miami. [Florida WOMAN – says there’s got to be a better system.]

Williams, Brian;
Alexander, Peter;
Welker, Kristen;
Todd, Chuck;
David, Brian Williams,;
Williams, Pete

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