ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 12, 1983
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(Studio) Senator reported defeating budget plans affecting military and civilian spending and tax increases.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) Senators John Chafee, Charles Mathias, Mark Hatfield, Lowell Weicker and Robert Stafford noted leading fight for new taxes next year; stance of Republican leadership, lead by Senator Pete Domenici, President Reagan and Democrats recalled. Alternative proposed by Senator Slade Gorton outlined on screen; reaction of Senator Robert Byrd and Howard Baker noted. [MATHIAS, CHAFEE - feel victorious.]
REPORTER: Brit Hume Artist: Freda Reiter
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