ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 19, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The proposals in President Clinton's State of the Union address outlined: education, child care, elderly health care, welfare, cigarette tax, minimum wage.
(White House: Sam Donaldson) The battle over the budget surplus and Social Security reviewed; details given of Clinton's suggestion to put 62 percent of the surplus into a reformed Social Security system. [National economic advisor Gene SPERLING - suggests saving money over the next 15 years.] [Senators Don NICKLES, Pete DOMENICI - suggest lowering taxes instead of spending the surplus.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) ABC coverage of the address and Republican response noted.
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