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Decision 2008 / Republican Debate #867810

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 03, 2007
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Simi Valley, California: David Gregory) The Republican presidential candidates’ debate previewed; scenes shown of candidates arriving at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California; poll findings on Republican dissatisfaction with the field of candidates cited. [Former Governor Tommy THOMPSON – says many candidates are trying to become conservative.] [Strategist Mike MURPHY†- explains why the Republican Party is struggling.] [NBC News political director Chuck TODD†- comments on strategy for talking about President Bush.] [May 1, Senator John McCAIN – speaks about foreign policy.]

(Studio: Brian Williams; Washington: Tim Russert) Strategies for McCain, Rudolph Giuliani and Mitt Romney and the second-tier candidates in this debate discussed.

Williams, Brian;
Gregory, David;
Russert, Tim

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