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Congress Adjourns / Legislation #287543

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 18, 1983
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(Studio) Congress noted adjourning today.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Last-minute legislature considerations of Congress examined; debt ceiling increase, Pentagon budget, IMF aid, dairy price subsidy, tobacco industry benefits, confirmation of William Clark as Interior Secretary noted passed today. [Representative James COURTER - criticizes early adjournment.] [Senator Howard BAKER - responds.] [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - claims Congress curbed "rampage" of President Reagan's mutilation of poor in US.] Issues Congress left to cmsns. to solve listed on screen; issue of Grenada and Lebanon mentioned. [Representative Dan ROSTENKOWSKI - considers reasons for avoiding tax increase legislature]
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan

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