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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 09, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The primary defeat of Indiana Senator Richard Lugar to Richard Mourdock, who was backed by the Tea Party, noted,

(Washington: Nancy Cordes) The role of a Texas millionaire. Leo Linbeck††, who is going after incumbent politicians, examined; details given of the defeat of 10-term Representative Tim Holden†† after Super PAC ads against him. [Campaign for Primary Accountability founder LINBECK - expresses frustration that Congress was not working due to incumbents, who punish people who oppose them; states he has put a million dollars of his own money into the movement.] [Representative Sylvester REYES - responds to the veracity of Super PACs.]

Pelley, Scott;
Cordes, Nancy

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