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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The key elements of the Republicans' "Contract with America" reviewed.
(Washington: Gwen Ifill) The Republican plan to eliminate Congressional caucus groups, such as the 41 member Black Caucus, featured; the losses of committee and sub-committee chairmanships cited. [Congressional Black Caucus chairman Kweisi MFUME, Representative Cynthia McKINNEY - react.] [Political analyst David BOSITIS - points out that black America committed itself to the Democratic Party.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The Republicans' plans to eliminate commemorative legislation, such as national days and weeks, also mentioned.
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Ifill, Gwen
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