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Campaign 2008 / Democrats and Republicans #883241

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 20, 2008
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The showdown in the 2008 campaign introduced.

(Columbia, South Carolina) The campaigning in South Carolina and February 5 states by the Democrats featured; scenes shown from inside Dr. Martin Luther King's church in Birmingham, Alabama. [Ebenezer Baptist Church Rev. Raphael WARNOCK†- speaks about blacks running for president.] [OBAMA - speaks about racism in the campaign.] [In a black New York City church, Senator Hillary CLINTON - speaks.] [Abyssinian Baptist Church Rev. Calvin BUTTS - reads statement about not making a race-based decision.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Jacksonville: Ron Allen) The Republican campaign after Senator John McCain's victory in South Carolina and Mitt Romney's win in Nevada featured. [McCAIN - jokes.] [ROMNEY - comments on his win.] ["St. Petersburg Times" Bill ADAIR†- says Florida will test the candidates; indicates the economy is the issue.] [Former New York City Mayor Rudolph GIULIANI - campaigns.]

(Studio: Lester Holt; Washington: John Harwood) The question of whether McCain can take Florida, how Obama is running against both Clintons with Hillary's record helping her on the economic issue and this week of campaigning by the Democrats and Republicans discussed.

Holt, Lester;
Allen, Ron;
Harwood, John

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