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Texas / Politicians on the Run #728393

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 13, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Austin: Mike von Fremd) The efforts by Texas Republicans to catch the Democrats who have made a run for the Oklahoma border to avoid a vote on redistricting designed to vote them out of office featured; scenes shown from Austin & Ardmore, Oklahoma. [State representative Leo BERMAN†- says they are the "chicken Democrats."] [State representative Jim DUNNAM†- says it is cowardly to send state troopers after us.] [State representative Joe DESHOTEL†- says we are standing up for our constituents.] [State representative Mike KRUSEE†- criticizes the Democrats.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
von Fremd, Mike
Duration:
00:02:20

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