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Decision 2008 / Iowa #889186

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 02, 2008
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(Des Moines: Brian Williams) The final countdown to the Iowa caucuses introduced.

(Des Moines: David Gregory) The Republican race in Iowa featured; scenes shown from the campaign trail. [Pella, Iowa, voters Ted ZYLSTRA†, Chad BOEHLJE†- comment.] [Mike HUCKABEE – says he wants to help change our party.] [Mitt ROMNEY – criticizes Huckabee for leaving to appear on the “Tonight Show.”][NBC reporter Ron ALLEN – comments on Romney’s campaign.] The Romney campaign’s concern about the surge by Senator John McCain noted.

(Des Moines: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Des Moines: Andrea Mitchell) The race among the Democrats featured; scenes shown of Senator Hillary Clinton bringing coffee and bagels to supporters and other candidates campaigning. [CLINTON, John EDWARDS, Senator Barack OBAMA – campaign.] [NBC reporter Lee COWAN – comments on Obama’s campaign.] [VOTER – comments.] [Precinct captain Monica GREEN‡- comments on supporting Obama after being a lifelong Republican.] [Former President Bill CLINTON – jokes.] Hillary Clinton’s taped appearance on David Letterman’s talk show noted.

(Des Moines: Brian Williams, Tim Russert) The intensity and uncertainty of this race and the candidates’ strategies discussed.

Williams, Brian;
Gregory, David;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Russert, Tim

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