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Homeland Security / Ridge / Politics #714688

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 18, 2002
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(Washington: Tom Brokaw) The expectation that Tom Ridge will be nominated as secretary of the new Department of Homeland Security reported.

(Capitol: Norah O’Donnell) Opposition to provisions included in the homeland security bill featured; details given about the bill’s provision that limits lawsuits against companies that produce vaccines and other special interest provisions. [Parent Joe COUNTER††- says some provisions in the bill have nothing to do with homeland security.] {Senator John McCAIN†- comments on drug companies’ contributions to Republican candidates.] [Senator Joseph LIEBERMAN†- says the seven amendments are outrageous.] [Senator Phil GRAMM†- says this is just more screaming about pork.]

Brokaw, Tom;
O’Donnell, Norah

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