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1984 Vote / Elec. Outcome #88029

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 07, 1984
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(Studio) Democrat and Republican seats won/lost in yesterday's election outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Republican showing in Congress races and implications for President Reagan discussed. [Representative Robert MICHEL - doesn't expect victories.] [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - denies public gave President mandate as illustrated by Congress election] Connecticut race between Larry DeNardis and Bruce Morrison cited as example of Reagan's unsuccessful efforts on behalf of Republican cand.; losses of George Hansen, Dan Crane, victory of Gerry Studds, possible issues affected discussed.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

(Studio) Congress mentioned reconvening in January Senator outcome yesterday, Republican and Democrat, outlined on screen. Defeats of Walter Huddleston and Roger Jepsen noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Possible impact on foreign policy of Charles Percy's loss and Jesse Helms' victory, since Percy was chairperson of Senate Foreign Relations Committee, examined. [HELMS - claims he won't give up chairmanship of Senator Agriculture Committee] Possibility of For. Relations Committee chairmanship going to either Richard Lugar or Charles Mathias if Helms retains agriculture chair considered; Mathias noted unacceptable to Republican right-wing. ["Conservative Digest" spokesperson Richard VIGUERIE - thinks Helms should assume foreign relations chair.] Possible implications should Helms assume that post and if Reagan reverts to his pre-elec. position of perceiving USSR as "evil empire," or steps up military actions against Nicaragua considered.
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

(Studio) Democrat gains in state hses. described; Madeleine Kunin said winner of VT gubernatorial race. Martha Layne Collins mentioned.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Jennings, Peter;
Vanocur, Sander
Duration:
00:05:00

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