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The 94 Vote (Midterm Elections: The Clinton Presidency) #150829

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 12, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Photo opportunity in which President Clinton released federal millions to hire more police shown. Report introduced on the first two years of the Clinton presidency, which has become a key issue in the midterm Congressional elections.

(White House: Brit Hume) The first year of Clinton's presidency reviewed; political scenes shown. The issues of gays in the military, nanny problems, the plan to stimulate the economy, the flap over the firing of the White House travel office and the North American Free Trade Agreement reviewed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) The issues of the second year of Clinton's presidency reviewed: health care reform and the organized opposition to it, foreign policy matters with Russia, in Bosnia and Haiti, the Whitewater allegations, the stalling of his legislation in a most partisan Congress and the passage of the crime bill. [CLINTON - threatens to veto health care legislation and start over.] [In March, 1994, CLINTON - accuses the opposition party of just saying "no, no, no...."]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: Jeff Greenfield) The strategies of political campaign ads in which the Republicans focus on Clinton while the Democrats distance themselves from him examined; several ad excerpts from both parties shown.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The latest Democratic campaign ads that focus the challenge against the Republicans' "Contract with America" excerpted. Statement from White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers about the number of candidates who do want Clinton's support noted.

Greenfield, Jeff;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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