ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 31, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) ABC's technology at the Republican National Convention shown. Money and politics at the convention introduced.
(Philadelphia: Brian Ross) The convention's money trail featured; scenes shown of the big money contributors being entertained; details given of perks provided for members of Congress. [Common Cause president Scott HARSHBAGER - says there is no sense of shame here.] [Philadelphia RESIDENT - reacts.] [Senator John McCAIN - talks about the lavish treatment for Congressmen.] The loophole in the law allowing all the corporate money raised by Representative Tom DeLay to be kept secret noted. [DeLAY - says we don't have to reveal sources.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Tomorrow's money trail story previewed.
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