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Campaign Fund Raising / Investigation #377762

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 22, 1997
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(San Francisco: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New York: Scott Pelley) The Senate investigation into campaign fund raising by President Clinton and Vice President Al Gore featured; details given of documents written by DNC fund raiser Terry McAuliffe to then-White House deputy chief of staff Harold Ickes indicating that the White House prepared lists of donors for the president to call: more that previously acknowledged. [CLINTON - denies knowledge of the documents.]

(San Francisco: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Phil Jones) The statute outlawing solicitation of so-called hard money political contributions outlined; scenes shown of Gore in Moscow. [GORE - speaks.] [Democratic campaign finance attorney Stan BRAND - says the law protects lower government employees from being solicited by their superiors.] [Law professor Burt NEWBOURNE - explains the law.]

Jones, Phil;
Pelley, Scott;
Rather, Dan

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