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Politics / Texas Legislators #729079

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 21, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Bob McNamara) The political fallout over who asked the federal Homeland Security Department to get involved in searching for Texas Democrats who were boycotting a redistricting vote backed by Republicans featured; details given about accusations of cover-ups and destruction of evidence; e-mail message calling for the destruction of notes & correspondence quoted. [Texas Representatives Kevin BAILEY†, Tom CRADDICK†- comment.] [Former US attorney Tom MELSHEIMER†- says when it looks like law enforcement is being manipulated, it’s more than just a small problem.] [US Representative Lloyd DOGGETT†- criticizes Representative Tom DeLay, who some claim is behind the incident.]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
McNamara, Bob
Duration:
00:02:30

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