NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 30, 2008
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(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The impact of Edwards’s departure on the race between Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama examined; details given about the upcoming primaries on Super Tuesday. [In New Orleans, EDWARDS – says he asked Clinton and Obama for their commitment on poverty.] [In Denver, OBAMA, CLINTON – support the fight against poverty.] [NBC News reporter Lee COWAN – notes the reaction from Obama’s campaign.] [Democratic strategist Steve McMAHON- wonders how Edwards supporters will react.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) The withdrawal of Rudolph Giuliani from the Republican race noted.
(Washington: David Gregory) The Republican race after Senator John McCain’s’ victory in Florida examined. [GIULIANI – endorses McCain.] [NBC News reporter John YANG – notes Giuliani’s acknowledgement that his strategy failed.] [Republican strategist Alex VOGEL- states voters respect authenticity.] [Mitt ROMNEY – predicts Giuliani supporters will come his way.] [CNBC correspondent John HARWOOD- comments on McCain’s strategy.]
(Studio: Brian Williams; Washington: Tim Russert) The recent remarkable developments in the presidential race and the House and Senate elections discussed.