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New Congress #163919

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 06, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The makeup of the new Senate, with the Oregon election too close to call, and of the new House cited.

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The theme of cooperation in the new Congress examined. [Representative Bill PAXON - shows off an antique car.] [Majority leader Representative Dick ARMEY - says politics should be put aside.] The fact that Representative Newt Gingrich will remain Speaker of the House while Democrats pursue ethics investigations against him noted. [Majority leader Senator Trent LOTT - calls for hearings on campaign financing.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Cokie Roberts) The reasons why Congress will probably not really cooperate and there may be gridlock and nasty investigation detailed.

Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter;
Roberts, Cokie

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