This program is 28 minutes long
(Columbia, South Carolina: Dean Reynolds) Senator Barack Obama's campaign in South Carolina featured; scenes shown of him greeting voters; details given about his support from black voters and his inspirational message. [OBAMA - campaigns on the economy.] [Voters Vinette DYE, Monica JACOBS - back Obama.] Where Obama goes after today before Super Tuesday discussed.
(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.
(Columbia, South Carolina: Jim Axelrod) Senator Hillary Clinton's campaign in South Carolina featured; details given about former President Bill Clinton's "bad cop" role in the state. [Bill CLINTON, Senator Hillary CLINTON - campaign.] The campaign by John Edwards discussed.
(Miami: Kelly Cobiella) The two-man race in Florida between Senator John McCain and Mitt Romney, who bickered over the Iraq war, featured; details given about the economy as the local issue. [McCAIN - criticizes Romney's position on the war.] [ROMNEY - denies having a date for withdrawal.] [Former New York City Mayor Rudolph GIULIANI - campaigns.] [Store WORKER, MAN - talk economy.]
(Washington: Bob Schieffer) The CBS News poll numbers on the concerns of the South Carolina voter, including the view that Senator Hillary Clinton's campaign attacked unfairly and the acceptance of the electability of a black American or a woman, reviewed; statistics cited. The indications that if Hillary becomes president former President Bill Clinton will be a major force in the White House discussed.
(Kensington, Maryland: Joie Chen) The boom in refinancing home mortgages as interest rates fall examined; statistics cited. [Homeowner Van FRANKE, Bank of America Matt vERNON, Moody's Economy.com Mark ZANDI, SunTrust mortgage Pat CASEY- comment on the refinancing option.]
(London: Richard Roth) The arrest of Jerome Kerviel for his 7-billion dollar bank fraud at the Societe Generale featured; photos shown; details given about the extent of the fraud. [Cantor Fitzgerald Stephen POPE- comments on the market decline.] [At the World Economic Forum, Merrill Lynch CEO John THAIN- calls this a CEO's nightmare.]
(Columbia, South Carolina: Michelle Miller) The dilemma for the black female voter in South Carolina examined; MSNBC polls findings on race, gender and the choice of Senator Barack Obama or Senator Hillary Clinton. [Three black WOMEN, retired homemaker Janey WESTIN- compare Obama and Clinton.] [The Links, Inc., Robin LOWMAN, Karen RUTHERFORD, Ann MICKLE, Irma LOWMAN-SMITH, WOMAN - comment on the two options.]