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Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / Northeast #1034619

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 06, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The threat to New York from a nor’easter in the wake of Hurricane Sandy noted; map shown; statistics on power outages and deaths from Sandy cited.

(Hoboken, New Jersey: Jim Axelrod) The voting in the storm zone this Election Day featured; scenes shown of flooding in the streets of Hoboken, New Jersey, volunteers cleaning up polling places, lines of voters, a mobile voting precinct, counting votes by flashlight, voting in a tent in Far Rockaway, New York, National Guardsmen handing out supplies; details given about the provision for voters displaced by the storm to vote at any polling place. [Voters Nellie MOYENO‡, Maureen McDONALD, MAN - comment.] New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s order for the closing of parks and beaches in advance of the approaching storm noted.

Pelley, Scott;
Axelrod, Jim

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