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CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 27, 1974
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(Studio) Bruce Morton finds some pols. who can't get out of office soon enough.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Some of 11 Senators who lost their elections have resigned before they must give up office January 3. Senator Sam Ervin says he resigned early to take advantage of retirement law. [Senator Marlow COOK - says he resigned so successor could have few extra days to adjust to new situation.] Senators Alan Bible, Wallace Bennett and Howard Metzenbaum have all resigned early; replacements already in DC. Senators William Fulbright, Norris Cotton, and Ed Gurney resign, leaving their seats vacant. Senators George Aiken and 2 other Senators to remain in office till January 3.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Reporter(s):
Morton, Bruce;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:01:30

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