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Campaign 2008 / Obama vs. McCain / The Campaign / Pennsylvania #910060

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 02, 2008
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The challenges for presidential candidates Senator Barack Obama and Senator John McCain in the last two days of the campaign noted.

(Cleveland: Lee Cowan) Obama's day of campaigning in Ohio featured; scenes shown of Bruce Springsteen with Obama in Cleveland; Obama TV ad featuring Vice President Dick Cheney's endorsement of McCain shown. [OBAMA - says the time for change has come.] [On Fox, Obama campaign manager David PLOUFFE†- talks about the vote.] [In Florida, Senator Joe BIDEN - campaigns.] Obama's upcoming campaign schedule, including another trip to Indiana, noted and where he will watch the election results discussed.

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Peterborough, New Hampshire: Kelly O'Donnell) McCain's last town hall meeting in New Hampshire after two stops in Pennsylvania featured; scenes shown of McCain on "Saturday Night Live." [In Pennsylvania, McCAIN - says the pundits have written us off, but the "Mac is back"; states he is running to create wealth.] [Governor Sarah PALIN - campaigns against Obama, who is committed to new government spending.] [In Scranton, McCAIN - jokes about "Saturday Night Live."] McCain's sentimental feelings for New Hampshire discussed.

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Studio: Chuck Todd) The projections for the 2008 electoral map for the presidential and Congressional races reviewed and discussed; color-coded map shown. Examples of possible House and Senate loses for the Republicans noted.

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(New York: Rehema Ellis) Possible voting problems examined; scenes shown of long lines of voters in Georgia due to voter machine problems and registration discrepancies; details given about problems with touch screen machines and surging absentee ballot requests. Advice on helping people get to vote presented.

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Montgomery County, Pennsylvania: Mara Schiavocampo) The ground war for the vote in Pennsylvania featured; scenes shown from Montgomery County of the foot soldiers for McCain and Obama going down to door and of the phone outreach. [Several VOLUNTEERS, VOTER - comment on the effort.]

Holt, Lester;
Cowan, Lee;
O'Donnell, Kelly;
Todd, Chuck;
Ellis, Rehema;
Schiavocampo, Mara

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