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Campaign 2008 / Democrats / Race Issue / Republicans #882421

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 13, 2008
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The three state races this week in campaign 2008 previewed.

(Las Vegas: Lee Cowan) The Democratic campaigns in Nevada and South Carolina featured; details given about Senator Hillary Clinton's statement about Dr. Martin Luther King. [On "Meet the Press," CLINTON - criticizes Senator Barack Obama's record and the campaign's distortion of her words; speaks about King and partners in the political system; comments on what Obama has said about the war.] [John EDWARDS - criticizes Washington politicians.] [BET founder Bob JOHNSON - speaks against the Obama campaign and for the Clintons' support of blacks.] [OBAMA - responds to Clinton.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Detroit: Ron Allen) The campaign by the Republicans in Michigan led by Senator John McCain and Mitt Romney featured; scenes shown from the campaign trail in the state where the economy is the big issue.

(Studio: Lester Holt; Washington: John Harwood) The Republican race after Michigan, how race became the issue for the Clintons, how the sensitivities may increase over the next few weeks in Latino-based states and why the economy has become the issue discussed.

(Studio: Lester Holt) NBC coverage of the primary campaign, including the Tuesday night MSNBC Democratic debate, previewed.

Holt, Lester;
Cowan, Lee;
Allen, Ron;
Harwood, John

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