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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 05, 2001
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Lisa Myers) The takeover by the Democrats in the Senate featured. [Senate chaplain Dr. Lloyd John OGILVIE - leads in prayer.] [Republican leader Senator Trent LOTT - says there should be a "war of ideas."] [Senator Jim JEFFORDS - comments.] [Senator John BREAUX - says people in the center will be active.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Interview held with new majority leader Senator Tom Daschle. [DASCHLE - says he wants to work with President Bush; says bipartisanship is not an option; talks about meeting with Senator John McCain.]

(White House: David Gregory) Bush's plans to have private dinners at the White House with Jeffords, McCain, and Democratic leaders reported. [BUSH - says things can still get done.] ["National Journal" Charlie COOK - says Bush has to move to the middle.] [Republican consultant Charlie BLACK - says Democrats cannot obstruct legislation "in the shadows".]

Brokaw, Tom;
Gregory, David;
Myers, Lisa

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