Evening News Roundup

various networks

ABC: After report on Illinois school shooting, news of Clinton trying to “regain momentum,” Obama dismissing demand for a Wisconsin debate. Mention of NY Times story on John Lewis, also late word of Bill Clinton comment about Obama not being “part of any of the good things” of the 90s.


CBS: After several other stories, political segment led with confusion, and fear, over possible Lewis defection to Obama. More of Couric’s interview with Michelle Obama, discussing the Obamas’s first date and the impact of the race on their young daughters.


NBC: Led with campus shooting, then turned to politics. Said McCain’s backing by Bush 41 is “a Good Housekeeping seal of approval” with the party, covered McCain-Obama’s campaign financing spat. Investigative piece looked into Obama’s nuclear leak legislation, noting the language was weakened and the bill never passed. Noted the energy company is one of the Senator’s biggest contributors. Watch it here.

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