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Campaign '96 / Dole vs. Clinton / Democratic Foreign Contributions #163020

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 14, 1996
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(Detroit: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jackie Judd) The attack by presidential candidate Bob Dole on President Clinton for accepting donations from Asian businessmen examined; details given of media reports about the Lippo group, an Indonesian-based conglomerate headed by the Raidy family. [DOLE - comments.] The loopholes allowing campaign contributions by foreign companies noted. [In July, CLINTON - thanks John Huang.] The role of Asian-American Huang as a major Democratic Party fund-raiser noted.

(Detroit: Peter Jennings; Saint Louis: Jim Wooten) The reasons why Dole's staff, not Dole himself, is leading the attack on Clinton discussed.

(Detroit: Peter Jennings) Standings of Dole versus Clinton in the latest ABC News tracking poll cited.

Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie;
Wooten, Jim

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