CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 02, 2004
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Studio: Lesley Stahl) The races in this election that will determine which political party controls the Senate featured; map shown of toss-up states; details given of John Thune’s challenge to Senator Tom Daschle in South Dakota, the vulnerability of Senate incumbents Lisa Murkowski in Alaska and Jim Bunning in Kentucky, and the likelihood that Barack Obama will win in Illinois. [BUNNING – comments on challenges to his mental competency.] The expectation that Republicans will maintain their majority in the House noted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Map shown of states with ballot propositions on banning same-sex marriage, capping medical malpractice awards, electoral voting, raising the minimum wage & stem cell research.