This program is 29 minutes long
(Alexandria, Virginia: Wyatt Andrews) The race in Virginia examined; poll findings cited; details given about Obama’s surprising lead over Romney on the economy and his lead among women voters while Romney leads among men; political ads shown. [Voters Amanda Lipon SCHNEIDER, Charles FUSCO- express views on Obama and Romney.] The campaigning by vice presidential candidate Representative Paul Ryan in Virginia noted.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Poll findings for Colorado on the economy and the rise in existing home sales and new home construction cited.
(Washington: John Dickerson) Obama’s lead in Wisconsin and the impact of Romney’s secretly recorded “47 percent” comments discussed; columnist Peggy Noonan’s remarks about Romney’s campaign quoted.
(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) The inspector general’s report on the botched Fast and Furious gunrunning operation in Mexico examined; details given about the resignations of Justice Department employees Jason Weinstein and Kenneth Melson and the role of Attorney General Eric Holder; report quoted; photos shown of border patrol agent Brian Terry, whose murder sparked the outcry over ATF tactics.
(Benghazi: Elizabeth Palmer) The investigation into the attack, who was behind it and the reporter’s meeting with a suspect discussed.
(Phoenix: John Blackstone) The provision of Arizona’s immigration law that requires police to determine the immigration status of a person stopped or arrested if there is suspicion they are in the US illegally examined. [Undocumented immigrant Daniela CRUZ- talks about driving without a license.] [Phoenix police Chief Daniel GARCIA- says you have to have reasonable suspicion; says detainment should be no longer than any other traffic stop.] [ACLU Alessandra SOLER- says law enforcement is ignoring the real problem of racial profiling.]
(Studio: Jon LaPook) A “Consumer Reports" study finding arsenic in rice examined; statistics on arsenic exposure cited. ["Consumer Reports" Urvashi RANGAN- calls for a standard for arsenic in food.] [FDA commissioner Dr. Margaret HAMBURG- says the levels do not pose an immediate threat to health.] The need for the FDA to set a standard discussed.
(Rome: Allen Pizzey) A scrap of papyrus that quotes Jesus Christ talking about his wife examined; details given about the significance to the debates over whether married men can be priests and the role of women in the church. [Harvard Divinity School professor Karen KING- says it is not evidence in one direction or the other.] [Papyrus expert AnneMarie LUIJENDIJK- notes the care taken in examining the fragment.]