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Decision 2008 / McCain / Democrats #905369

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 19, 2008
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Reports introduced.

(Chicago: Kelly O’Donnell) The shakeup in Senator John McCain’s campaign featured; details given of resignations {names listed}; memo from campaign manager Rick Davis quoted; ad criticizing McCain advisor Charlie Black shown. [McCAIN – says the policy is very clear.] [Center for Ethics and Responsibility in Washington Melanie SLOAN†- says this is a problem for a candidate who made his career on fighting special interests.] [Senator Barack OBAMA – criticizes McCain.] [Voice of BLACK – denies he’s connected to a lobbying firm.]

(Crow Agency, Montana: Lee Cowan) The Democratic race with Obama almost declaring victory over Senator Hillary Clinton featured; scenes shown of the mob at an Obama rally in Portland, Oregon; Republican ad criticizing Michelle Obama for saying this is the first time she is proud of her country shown; details given of McCain’s criticism of Obama’s foreign policy experience. [OBAMA, CLINTON – campaign.] [OBAMA – says folks should lay off his wife.]

Williams, Brian;
O’Donnell, Kelly;
Cowan, Lee

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