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Decision 2002: Congress / Bush #713822

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 04, 2002
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(Washington: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) The closing hours of the fight for control of Congress featured; details given of close Senate races in Arkansas, Minnesota, Georgia and New Hampshire. [Arkansas candidate Mark PRYOR††– campaigns.] [Minnesota candidates Walter MONDALE, Norm COLEMAN- debate issues.] [“Cook Political Report” Charlie COOK†- says Democrats have a tiny edge for control of the Senate; comments on the battle for the House.]

(Washington: Tom Brokaw) Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura’s appointment of independent Dean Barkley† to fill Paul Wellstone’s vacant Senate seat reported.

(Dallas: Campbell Brown) President Bush’s appearances as “campaigner-in-chief” in the hope that his popularity will win votes for Republicans featured; map shown of Bush’s exhaustive campaign trip. [All over, BUSH – campaigns.] [Pollster Peter HART††- comments.]

(Washington: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Don Teague) Efforts to win over undecided voters in Georgia’s close Senate race between Saxby Chambliss and Max Cleland featured. [Undecided voter Horace AUGUSTINE‡- states issues that concern him.] [“The Hotline” political analyst Craig CRAWFORD†- comments on undecided voters.] [CHAMBLISS, CLELAND – express their views.]

(Washington: Tom Brokaw, Tim Russert) The battle for political control of Congress discussed.

Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa;
Brown, Campbell;
Teague, Don;
Russert, Tim

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