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Foley Scandal / Political Fallout / Hastert #845859

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 06, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Chip Reid) Mixed feelings toward House Speaker Dennis Hastert, who has refused to resign over the Mark Foley scandal, featured; details given of the decision by the former Congressional page who received sexually explicit messages from Foley to cooperate with the FBI; statement from House majority leader John Boehner† quoted; political ad shown. [Yesterday, page’s attorney Stephen JONES††- says the page is a victim.] [Representative John SHIMKUS††- recounts what he did when he found out about Foley’s messages.] [Senate candidate Tom KEAN, Jr. – says Hastert should step down.] [“The Hotline” editor Chuck TODD†- comments on the impact on elections.]

Williams, Brian;
Reid, Chip

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