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Decision 2008 / Obama / Republicans #892750

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 28, 2008
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(Washington: Brian Williams) The endorsement of Senator Barack Obama by the Kennedy family reported.

(Washington: Lee Cowan) The impact on Obama’s campaign of the Kennedy endorsements featured; scenes shown from a rally. [Senator Edward KENNEDY, JFK's daughter Caroline KENNEDY – back Obama.] [OBAMA – reacts.] Author Toni Morrison’s endorsement of Obama noted.

(Washington: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The blow to Senator Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton, who has portrayed himself as the heir to the Kennedy legacy, examined; details given of the relationship between the Clintons and the Kennedys and criticism of Bill Clinton’s attacks on Obama. [Presidential historian Michael BESCHLOSS†- comments on Bill’s prominence in Hillary’s campaign.] [H. CLINTON – says it’s her candidacy.]

(Washington: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Tampa, Florida: Ron Allen) The tight Republican race in Florida between Mitt Romney and Senator John McCain featured; details given of their squabbling over the Iraq war. [McCAIN, ROMNEY – criticize each other.] [Radio host Rush LIMBAUGH†- comments on resentment for McCain.][NBC reporter John YANG – comments on Rudolph Giuliani’s campaign.] [Wife Cindy McCAIN – campaigns.]

(Washington: Brian Williams, Tim Russert) The Kennedy endorsement of Obama discussed.

Williams, Brian;
Cowan, Lee;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Allen, Ron;
Russert, Tim

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