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(Studio) Senator approves amendment incring. amount of money special interest groups may donate to national candidate. Common Cause holds news conference
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) Common Cause reports special interest groups contribute more money for upcoming congress elections than ever before. Breakdown of money from special groups outlined. [Common Cause Fred WERTHEIMER - reports more special interest groups to give more money in `74 than in `72 elections.) Senator Howard Baker rejects reform bill. [Senator John TOWER - opposes reform. Doesn't think public interest groups should hide interest in pols.] Senator James Abourezk favors reform, but special interest groups contribute heavily.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher
- Schoumacher, David;
- Smith, Howard K.
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