A Look Back at Night Two of the RNC in Tampa

08/29/12 Robert Lorei
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L-R Mark Sheilds, Gwen Ifil, Judy Woodruff, David Brooks at RNC in Tampa


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Good morning, Welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up today an interview with Judy Woodruff, the veteran reporter who is co-hosting PBS News coverage of the Republican national Convention. Later we’ll hear about a Planned Parenthood protest in Tampa later today. We’ll get the Obama campaign’s take on yesterday’s opening day speeches at the Republican national Convention…..and we’ll take your phone calls….. First up today- Judy Woodruff has covered politics and other news for more than three decades at CNN, NBC and PBS. After returning to the NewsHour in 2007 as a senior correspondent, she now regularly co-anchors the newly redesigned PBS NewsHour.

Next we'll hear some listener comments about yesterday’s interview with Rocky Anderson, the former Democratic mayor of Salt Lake City who is now running as a third party candidate for President. tape Planned Parenthood Action Fund will be in Tampa this afternoon with their Women are Watching bus tour……

Jennifer Lawson, National Field Director of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund says the group will protest

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, called for tough medicine last night in his keynote speech at the Republican National Convention, telling party delegates and the nation that the solutions to the country's economic ills "will not be painless." (speech excerpt)

Our next guest is Ben LaBolt- Obama campaign spokesperson. He watched last night’s speeches from the RNC in Tampa.

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