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Elections / Pennsylvania Senate / Analysis #132517

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 06, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The issue of the economy in yesterday's elections noted.

(Washington: Jim Wooten) The stunning defeat of Republican former Attorney General Richard Thornburgh in his Pennsylvania race against Senator Harris Wofford featured. [President BUSH - comments on the elections.] [On "Good Morning America", WOFFORD - says his victory sends a message.] [Republican VOTER - explains why she switched.] [Two state Republican OFFICIALS - comment.] Defeat in Mississippi of incumbent Governor Ray Mabus by Republican Kirk Fordice noted. The voters' hostility toward taxes and incumbents reiterated.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Cokie Roberts) Post-elections analysis featured. [Senators William ROTH, Lloyd BENTSEN, Representative Curt WELDON - respond to voters and the messages from the electorate.] Congressional plans for new bills on taxes, unemployment insurance and health care outlined.

Jennings, Peter;
Roberts, Cokie;
Wooten, Jim

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