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Television & Politics / "Law & Order" & DeLay #791289

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 27, 2005
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Another clash between a conservative politician & the media introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Jake Tapper) Representative Tom DeLay's assertion that the TV show "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" slurred his name examined; video of the remark referring to DeLay's criticism of the judiciary shown. [March 31, DeLAY - comments on an "arrogant, out-of-control, unaccountable judiciary."] DeLay's statement to NBC quoted. [Representative Jack KINGSTON†- says Hollywood has anti-American values.] [American Enterprise Inst. Norman ORNSTEIN†- cites DeLay's approach of "my enemy is out to get me."] Statement from "Law & Order" creator Dick Wolf to DeLay quoted.

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Tapper, Jake

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