CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 07, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Incumbent Governors Kay Orr of Nebraska, Rudy Perpich of Minnesota and James Blanchard of Michigan reported failing to gain reelection. Report introduced.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Congress members who were reelected despite throw-the-rascals-out mood examined; Senator Jesse Helms, Representative Newt Gingrich and Senator Bill Bradley mentioned; scenes shown; details outlined on screen. [Senator Rudy BOSCHWITZ - comments on losing to Paul Wellstone.] [Candidate Harvey GANTT - comments on Helms' campaign.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced. ......
(Studio: Bruce Morton) Gubernatorial surprises due to economic dissatisfaction among voters examined; races between Ann Richards and Clayton Williams, William Weld and John Silber, Lawton Chiles and Governor Bob Martinez, Joan Finney and Governor Mike Hayden, John Engler and Governor James Blanchard, Ben Nelson and Governor Kay Orr, and Bruce Sundlun and Governor Edward DiPrete mentioned; scenes shown of President Bush campaigning for Pete Wilson; details outlined on screen. [RICHARDS - makes acceptance speech.] [Republican political consultant Linda DIVALL, Democratic political consultant Harrison HICKMAN - comment on upsets.] California Big Green environmental measure noted losing while term limit initiative won; abortion restriction in Oregon reported winning while abortion rights measure in Nevada won.
(Studio: Dan Rather) NFL (National Football League) reported recommending 1993 Super Bowl football game be withdrawn from Arizona because voters rejected Martin Luther King, Junior, holiday; Pacific Grove, California, voters noted approving measure to preserve monarch butterfly habitat; scenes shown.
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