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Fall Elections / Economy #104489

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 24, 1986
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(DC: Barry Serafin) Cands.' concern over role of economy issues in fall elec. examined; scenes shown. [Senator George MITCHELL - believes Republican cands. won't be able to escape responsibility as has President Reagan.] [Senator John HEINZ - responds.] Democrat status nationwide indicated on map, discussed. [Senator James ABDNOR and Representative Thomas DASCHLE - attack each other.] [Farmer Justin SPEER - cites farmers' position.] Senators Robert Dole, Charles Grassley and Robert Packwood said thought secure in their races; opposite outlook for Senator Paula Hawkins, Harriett Woods, John Breaux noted. [HEINZ, MITCHELL - predict opposite outcome.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Serafin, Barry

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