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NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 02, 1994
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(White House: Jim Miklaszewski) The new Republican Congressional leadership featured; details given of their reform of House committees and staff. [Representative Newt GINGRICH, Senator Bob DOLE - comment on the meeting with President Clinton.] [CLINTON - raises the prospects of a middle-class tax cut.] [Democratic Senate leader Tom DASCHLE - clarifies his relationship with the White House.] The politics of the GOP's selection of Senator Phil Gramm's ally Trent Lott as the Dole's deputy noted.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Lisa Myers) Four potentially powerful Senate committee chairman profiled: Strom Thurmond of Armed Services, Jesse Helms of Foreign Relations, Alfonse D'AMATO of Banking, Bob Packwood of Finance; their backgrounds reviewed. [Yesterday, THURMOND - comments.] [D'AMATO - talks about Whitewater.] The Ethics Committee's investigation of Packwood mentioned.

Miklaszewski, Jim;
Myers, Lisa;
Williams, Brian

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