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'86 Vote / Senate, Issues #100057

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 02, 1986
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(DC: Barry Serafin) Democrat-Republican efforts to win control of Senator in Tuesday's elecs. discussed; scenes shown. [Courtesy "This Wk.", chief of staff Don. REGAN, Senator George MITCHELL, courtesy "Meet the Press", Democratic national chairperson Paul KIRK - discuss closeness of race, effects of President Reagan's personal campaign efforts.] ABC News-"Washington Post" poll outlined on screen. Republican commercial featuring Reagan shown. Vice President George Bush mentioned.

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(NYC: Jeff Greenfield) Significance of following races and issues discussed: New York's Mario Cuomo, Massachusetts's Michael Dukakis, Illinois's Jim Thompson-Adlai Stevenson III, VT's Madeleine Kunin, Nebraska's gubernatorial contest, Texas's Mark White-William Clements, Iowa's Terry Bransford, California's chief Justice Rose Bird, Lyndon LaRouche-sponsored AIDS referendum, toxic waste and English language referendums, OR's marijuana growing proposal. Importance of California's Proposition 13 recalled.

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Senator Paul Laxalt's statement on importance of his protege James Santini winning Nevada Senate race quoted.

Donaldson, Sam;
Greenfield, Jeff;
Serafin, Barry

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