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Gingrich / Speaker Election #169614

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 07, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Vote by the House of Representative to reelect Representative Newt Gingrich as Speaker reported; Republican vote cited.

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The politics behind the victory for Gingrich examined; scenes shown from the House. [GINGRICH - offers an apology.] [Democratic Representative Benjamin CARDIN - calls for a longer ethics investigation.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Interview held with American Enterprise Institution Norman Orenstein about Gingrich's victory. [ORNSTEIN - says Gingrich has been hurt and will not be able to get all Republicans together on all issues; points out that Gingrich has to be careful in going against the people who voted against him.]

Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter

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