NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 10, 1990
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(Washington: Jamie Gangel) How unspent campaign funds are used examined; scenes shown from Representative Charles Wilson's annual dominos tournament for his constituents. [WILSON - comments.] Expenditures by Representatives John Murtha and Charles Rangel from their war chests cited as examples. [Common Cause Fred WERTHEIMER - says incumbents use funds for their personal use.] [Senator John McCAIN - comments on campaign funds.] Report from Federal Election Commission records on how Representatives J.J. Pickle, Bill Lowery, Carroll Hubbard, Ed Roybal, Joe Kennedy and Albert Bustamante used their funds outlined on screen. Perquisite allowing retiring Congressmen to take the funds with them noted; Representative Dan Rostenkowski noted planning to walk away with a million dollars when he retires.
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