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ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 05, 2005
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(New York: Brian Ross) ABCNews investigation into a political fund-raising tactic in which physicians receive a prestigious award only if they make a contribution to the National Republican Congressional Committee {NRCC} presented; scenes shown of the ceremony where hundreds of doctors received a plaque. [Dr. Rudolph MUELLER†- comments on being named "Physician of the Year"; calls it "deceptive" that you can buy your award.] [Democracy 21 president Fred WERTHEIMER†- calls it a scam.] [Representative Tom DeLAY - speaks to the doctors about abusive lawsuits.]

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Ross, Brian

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