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Campaign 2008 / Economy #882356

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 12, 2008
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(Studio: David Muir) The economy issue in the presidential election campaign introduced.

(St. Joseph, Michigan: John Berman) The campaigning by the Republicans in Michigan featured; details given about the state's recession and how Democrats and independents may vote. ["Time" magazine Mark HALPERIN†- talks about the state's economy.] [In Michigan, Senator John McCAIN, Mitt ROMNEY - campaign.]

(Studio: David Muir) The race relations issue in the Democratic campaign introduced.

(Columbia, South Carolina: Ron Claiborne) The controversy over comments by Senator Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton that some see as having racial aspects reviewed. [South Carolina resident Arthur LAWRENCE†- calls it desperate times.] [Earlier, Senator H. CLINTON - talks about Dr. Martin Luther King and President Lyndon Johnson.] [Earlier, B. CLINTON - says give me a break about Senator Barack Obama and the war.] [On the "Al Sharpton Show" radio show, B. CLINTON - clarifies his remarks.] [AME church retired Bishop Frederick JAMES†- says the Clintons have walked the walk.]

(Studio: David Muir) The mishap with Obama's plane at Chicago's airport noted.

Muir, David;
Berman, John;
Claiborne, Ron

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