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A Closer Look (Politics: McConnell) #176819

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 30, 1998
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Cochran) The powerful role of Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell in the '98 elections because he controls the Republican war chest examined. [Democratic pollster Mark MELLMAN - cites the power on money.] McConnell's opposition to campaign finance reform noted. [February 26, McCONNELL - says we'll kill the bill.] The likely reasons why Washington Republican Senate campaign Linda Smith received a minimum of aid from McConnell outlined. [McCONNELL - comments on Smith.] [On the campaign trail, SMITH - comments.] [Political analyst Charles COOK - analyzes McConnell's role.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) The amount of campaign money raised by Republicans and by Democrats to be spent mostly on television ads outlined on screen.

Cochran, John;
Gibson, Charles

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