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Abscam / Jenrette / Campaign `80 / Cong. #267240

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Oct 12, 1980
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(Studio) Congress John Jenrette's decision not to seek reelection to House of Representatives announced. His wife said running instead. [JENRETTE - explains his position.) [Rita JENRETTE - talks about why she would replace her husband.] Report with regard to 1980 elections of Representatives introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(DC) Morris Udall, Jim Wright, John Brademas, Al Ullman, Thomas Foley and James Corman listed as targets of conservative Republicans [Texas candidate Jim BRADSHAW, Washington candidate John SONNELAND, Arizona candidate Richard HUFF, IN candidate John HILER - campaign] [BRADEMAS - comments.] [OR candidate Denny SMITH - campaigns. against Ullman.] [ULLMAN - campaigns.] Richard Huff television commercial shown. California cand. Bobbi Fiedler mentioned. Individual races and issues listed. [UDALL and WRIGHT - comment on their tough campaigns.] Republican Congress campaign committee chairperson Guy Vander Jagt quoted.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Dean, Morton;
Jones, Phil

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