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America Votes: The Election Postmortem / Bush Mandate #713899

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 06, 2002
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(New York: Candy Crowley) The aftermath of yesterday's election examined. [Minnesota senatorial candidate Walter MONDALE, Missouri Senator Jean CARNAHAN, Maryland gubernatorial candidate Kathleen Kennedy TOWNSEND, Florida Governor Jeb BUSH, DEMOCRAT - comment on the outcome of the election.] [Senator Trent LOTT - talks about rule & movement in the Senate.] The political power for President Bush after the Republican victory noted & the shifts in the days before the midterm election discussed.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(White House: John King) The "Bush mandate" examined; details given of the White House priority in Congress for the Department of Homeland Security & terrorism insurance & the Bush agenda for a new Republican Congress. [White House political director Ken MEHLMAN†- says the election results made history.] [Former Reagan chief of staff Ken DUBERSTEIN†- says the mandate is to work together & now Bush has to deliver.] The word that Representative Richard Gephardt will step down as minority leader, who will succeed him & what Bush needs to get legislation passed discussed.

Brown, Aaron;
Crowley, Candy;
King, John

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