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Focus (Honoraria) #571847

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 14, 1990
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Ed Rabel) Lucrative honoraria game for senators examined; speaking fees garnered by Senators John Chafee, Ernest Hollings, Alan Simpson, Orrin Hatch, Robert Dole outlined on screen. "New York Times" noted denouncing honoraria as "legalized bribes." [DOLE, Senator Christopher DODD - talk about honoraria.] Issues of Senate salaries, pay raises and dormancy of campaign reform legislation reviewed. [Representative Newt GINGRICH - says people are disgusted with incumbents.] Why Senate vote to ban honoraria will not become law explained.

Rabel, Ed;
Utley, Garrick

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