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Campaign '92 / Bush vs. Clinton / Polls / Electoral College #341470

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 26, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Standings cited of Democratic presidential candidate Bill Clinton, President Bush and Ross Perot in the latest CBS News/"New York Times" and "Time"/CNN polls that indicate the race is tightening while "Newsweek"/Gallup poll has Clinton well ahead. Reality Check story introduced.

(Washington: Mark Phillips) The electoral college, the unique feature of American politics, examined; campaign scenes shown. [Political analyst Doug BAILEY - explains the impact of Perot on Bush and Clinton on the state level.] Electoral map of the big ten states shown. ["US News and World Report" Michael BARONE - comments on the electoral vote.] Electoral college versus popular votes counts in the '60 and the '88 elections recalled and compared. [Presidential historian Stephen HESS - comments.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Interview held with political consultant Joe Klein on the presidential race. [KLEIN - says Clinton's people are hoping the battle between Bush and Perot will help him again; analyzes Clinton's strategy since the Democratic convention.]

Phillips, Mark;
Rather, Dan

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