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America Votes 2008 / South Carolina / Democrats #888401

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Jan 26, 2008
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(Studio: Tony Harris) Senator Barack Obama’s decisive victory in South Carolina’s Democratic primary reported. [OBAMA – speaks to supporters.] [In Nashville, Senator Hillary CLINTON – speaks of upcoming elections.]

(Columbia, South Carolina: Suzanne Malveaux) The win for Obama featured. NOTE: report interrupted for live interview with Democratic candidate John Edwards.

(Studio: Tony Harris) Report introduced.

(New York: Wolf Blitzer) Live interview held with Edwards with about the South Carolina primary. [From Columbia, EDWARDS – reacts to his 3rd place finish; says his campaign is on sound financial footing and he is in it for the long haul; responds to sanctions against Florida and Michigan for moving up their primaries; talks about speaking for people who need a voice; comments on the state of the union.]

(Studio: Tony Harris) Report re-introduced.

(Columbia, South Carolina: Suzanne Malveaux) Obama’s win featured; details given of support from a coalition of women, blacks and whites.

(Studio: Tony Harris) Report introduced.

(Nashville: Jim Acosta) The setback for Clinton featured; scenes shown of her in Nashville.

(Studio: Tony Harris) Report introduced.

(Columbia, South Carolina: Jessica Yellin) Edwards’ 3rd place finish in his home state and the outlook for his campaign featured.

(Studio: Tony Harris) The endorsement of Obama by Caroline Kennedy noted; her article in the "New York Times" quoted. Endorsements from the “St. Louis Post-Dispatch” for Obama and Republican Senator John McCain, who also won support from Florida Governor Charlie Crist† and Senator Mel Martinez, reported. [CRIST – backs McCain.] CNN’s coverage of the California debates noted.

Harris, Tony;
Malveaux, Suzanne;
Blitzer, Wolf;
Acosta, Jim;
Yellin, Jessica

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