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Campaign '88 / Iowa / Dole-Bush / Economy Issue #111877

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 17, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Results of "Des Moines Register" poll on standings in presidential campaign in Iowa between Senator Robert Dole and Vice President George Bush reported; figs. given. Report introd.103

(Des Moines, Iowa: Jackie Judd) Impt. of economy issues in Iowa president election campaign reported; cands. shown campaigning. [WOMAN - says country could go down drain.] [Cand. Bruce BABBITT - discusses econs.] Gary Hart's plan for Social Security tax noted. [On "This Wk.", Senator Albert GORE - comments.] Impact of tax increase promise on Walter Mondale's presidential campaign recalled. [Senator Paul SIMON - says tax increases can be avoided.] Issue of "Reagan-bashing" mentioned. [Democrat analyst Ann LEWIS - says can't just point out how bad other side was.] [BUSH - discusses economy growth.] Anti-recessionary economy policies of Treasury Secretary James Baker and Federal Reserve Bd. chairperson Alan Greenspan noted. [DOLE - discusses economy] [BUSH - comments.] Future fighting between Republicans and Democrats over issue of economy during presidential campaign predicted.

Donaldson, Sam;
Judd, Jackie

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