CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 13, 1980
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(Studio) Report with regard to federal financial of President cands. introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean
(DC) Ad for Ronald Reagan by independent groups, which is allowed by fed. law explained. National Conservative Pol. Action Committee and Americans for Reagan, Americans for an Effective Presidency, Citizens for Ronald Reagan in (30, and Americans for Change listed as pro-Reagan groups. Amts. of campaign money each group expects to raise noted. Lawsuit by Common Cause against Americans for Change and complaint of Carter-Mondale Committee with regard to same group reported [Common Cause Vice President Fred WERTHEIMER - says these independent groups are destroying federal election reforms.] [Americans for Change chairperson Senator Harrison SCHMITT - says his group is countering powers of an incumbent President] [Reagan for President general counsel Loren SMITH - says these groups work independently of Reagan campaign] Federal Election Commission said planning to sue Americans for Change.
REPORTER: Jacqueline Adams
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