ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 13, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Capitol Hill: Linda Douglass) The individual "pork" projects in last year's budget examined; details given about projects steered to their states by Senators Ted Stevens of Alaska, Daniel Inouye of Hawaii, Robert Byrd of West Virginia, Thad Cochran and Trent Lott of Mississippi. [Citizen Against Government Waste Thomas SCHATZ - talks about Capitol Hill's pork addicts.] [COCHRAN - defends his role of getting federal funds.] [LOTT - says "pork is in the eye of the beholder."]
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