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Budget / Education and Politics #176503

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 13, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Sam Donaldson) The eleventh hour battle between President Clinton and Congress over spending on education featured; details given of Clinton's education spending plan. [Representative Dick ARMEY - cites parts of the Republican bill vetoed by the president.] [October 9, CLINTON - says politics should stop at the schoolhouse door.] The link of the education issue to the elections explained. [Maryland elementary school principal Carolyne STAREK - comments on the president's visit.] [Senator Slade GORTON - offers his slant.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Spending bills slipped in by Congressmen to benefit their districts noted: Senator Lauch Faircloth's tobacco bill and millions for Mississippi chicken raisers from state Senators Trent Lott and Senator Thad Cochran.

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter

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