CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 03, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Apparent status of Senator races at present indicated on map, discussed.
(NYC: Bruce Morton) [VOTER - claims he will vote, acknowledges he doesn't know who the cands. are.] Lack of issues in election discussed; Georgia cands. Wyche Fowler &Mack Mattingly mentioned. television commercials shown. [Democrat pollster Paul MASLIN - blames election system.] [Republican consultant Robert TEETER - cites possible outcome of Senator races.] Senator seats at stake illustrated on map, discussed.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(NYC: Bob Schieffer) Importance of Senator races explained; scenes shown. [REAGAN - favors Judiciary Committee run by Strom Thurmond rather than Edward Kennedy.] Possible legislative scenario considered if Appropriations Committee chairperson Mark Hatfield is replaced by John Stennis, if Finance Committee chairperson Robert Packwood is succeeded by Lloyd Bentsen, if Banking Committee is led by William Proxmire rather than Jake Garn, if Armed Services Committee chairperson Barry Goldwater is replaced by Sam Nunn. Nunn's criticism of administration's posture at Iceland summit with USSR mentioned. [Congress expert Norman ORNSTEIN - dismisses President's perception of Democratic Senator]