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Budget / Government Shutdown / Federal Workers #366201

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 04, 1996
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The 20th day of the government shutdown in which Republicans called off talks with the White House in order to settle differences among themselves stated; scenes shown.

(Washington: Phil Jones) The politics behind the budget fiasco outlined. [Senator Bob DOLE - comments on the balanced budget.] ['96 Republican presidential hopefuls Senator Phil Gramm, Pat BUCHANAN - play politics and criticize Dole.] [Former Senator Paul TSONGAS - gives advice to the White House.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Public quality issues affected by the impact of the government shutdown listed.

(On the Mexican border: Scott Pelley) The United States government shutdown's effects on government workers featured. [Border patrol agent Rudy KARISH - says he has four children and bills to pay.] [Deputy attorney general Jamie GORELICK - says they can't function effectively.] [Border agent Melissa LUCIO - says she has five children and no income coming in. ]

Reporter(s):
Jones, Phil;
Pelley, Scott;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:05:10

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