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Crime Bill / Health Care Reform #155307

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 12, 1994
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) President Clinton's campaign for his crime bill, which was defeated in the House yesterday, featured. [CLINTON - says we will fight; addresses family of a policeman who was a crime victim.] [Secretary of Labor Robert REICH, Commerce Secretary Ron BROWN - comment.] Administration officials shown lobbying Senators about the crime bill.

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Cokie Roberts) The administration's strategy of seeking public support for the crime bill examined; examples of political positioning on the bill outlined. [Representative Charles SCHUMER - speaks for the crime bill.] [Representative Joseph KENNEDY, Senator Orrin HATCH, Representative Newt GINGRICH, Senators Alan SIMPSON, Joseph BIDEN - offer views on old and new crime bills.]

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The impact of the defeat of the crime bill on the politics of health care reform examined. [Senators Phil GRAMM, Bob DOLE, Representatives Richard GEPHARDT, Thomas FOLEY, Senator Bob PACKWOOD - talk about crime and health care legislation.]

Cochran, John;
Hume, Brit;
Roberts, Cokie;
Sawyer, Forrest

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