Evening News Roundup

Various Networks

ABC: Five minutes in, word of Solis Doyle joining Obama. Then interview with Obama from Michigan, featuring skepticism toward McCain’s efforts to woo women and his tightrope position on gay marriage, saying he opposes it but is not bothered by California’s new marriages. Brief report on Bush returning home after meeting with PM Brown. Later, a medical report on heart attacks prompted by Russert’s death.

CBS: Also featured medical report prompted by Russert’s death, and mention of Bush meeting with Brown. No ’08 news.

NBC: Led with kind words about Russert, then onto a damage report after midwest floods. Five minutes in covered the Gore endorsement, pointing out Michigan location — also the state where Edwards endorsed Obama — shows how important the state is to him. Mentioned Solis Doyle hiring. Commemorated the wonderful life of Tim Russert.

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