ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 25, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Washington: Barry Serafin) The creation of a legal loophole that bypasses campaign financing laws designed to limit the amount Senate candidates can spend examined; details given of the case of Louisiana Republican Senate candidate Woody Jenkins in which the Republican committee created an independent expenditure unit. [Republican senatorial committee Craig ENGLE - cites the no-contact rule.] [Common Cause president Ann McBRIDE - says it is a phony creation designed to evade the law.] The Democrats' lawsuit and threat to start their own unlimited spending program noted.
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