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Election #8572

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 04, 1970
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(Studio) Republicans and Democrats both claim election win; Democrats get 21 Senator seats, Republicans 11; Democrats win 253, Republicans 178 in House
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Sacramento, California) President pleased. [NIXON - claims foreign policy and national defense victory; President strengthened.] Democratic governor gains may hurt Nixon in 1972.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Studio) Democrat chairperson Lawrence O'Brien says Republicans lost national referendum they sought.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) [Senator Edmund MUSKIE - says regrets Tennessee Senator loss; Democrat morale good; denies Nixon has working major in Senate]
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(Studio) Martha Mitchell says Republicans deserved to lose seats.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Jarriel, Tom;
Peterson, Roger;
Reynolds, Frank;
Smith, Howard K.

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