NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 30, 2002
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Lisa Myers) The increased intensity of the battle for control of the Senate since New Jersey Senator Robert Torricelli’s withdrawal from the Senate race featured; details given of the investigation into Torricelli’s acceptance of gifts from supporter David Chang. [TORRICELLI – says it is the most painful thing he’s ever done.] [CHANG – comments on giving Torricelli money.] [Political science professor Ross BAKER- says the Democrats will probably have a write-in candidate.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw)
(Washington: Tim Russert) The difficulty in getting a new Democratic candidate on the New Jersey ballot discussed; details given about possible replacement candidates and the chance of Democrats focusing the elections on the economy rather than Iraq.