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Crime Bill / Senate #155563

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 25, 1994
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(Studio: Catherine Crier) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The inability of the Republicans to delay passage of President Clinton's crime bill featured; scenes shown from the Senate floor. [Senators Alfonse D'AMATO, Orrin HATCH, Frank LAUTENBERG, Paul WELLSTONE, Dale BUMPERS, Joseph BIDEN, Bob DOLE - expound about the bill.] The defection of six Republicans (named), which allowed the Democrats to get the bill through, detailed.

(Studio: Catherine Crier) Clinton's remarks following the passage of the crime bill noted. [CLINTON - comments.]

(Studio: Catherine Crier; White House: Brit Hume) The problems in passing any health care reform bill now that the crime bill is done discussed.

(Studio: Catherine Crier; Capitol Hill: Cokie Roberts) The importance of having passed the crime bill for Congress now taking time off discussed.

Cochran, John;
Crier, Catherine;
Hume, Brit;
Roberts, Cokie

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