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    Senate Minority Leader News Conference

    Senator Daschle and Rep. Gephardt took reporters' questions on various issues, including the Medicare program, the remainder of the 104th Congress and the congressional elections.

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    Washington Journal: Saturday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    1996 Congressional Elections

    Rep. Frost, the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, spoke about the 1996 House elections, specifically the possibility that Democrats will resume their…

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    Congressional Agenda

    Speaker Gingrich and Senator Dole talked to Republican members of Congress about the agenda for the rest of the 104th Congress, including the continuing debate over the budget, and the 1996…

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    Washington Wednesday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Republican Conference

    House and Senate Republicans met to hear from their leaders on a variety of topics, including the 1996 elections.

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    Corporate Campaign Contributions

    Mr. Rothschild briefed reporters on a recent report concerning corporate political action committees' contributions to House members, primarily Republicans, since they are currently in…

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    Perot Interview

    In a satellite interview from Dallas, Mr. Perot discussed several political issues, including the 1996 presidential race, the 104th Congress and voters' dissatisfaction with the…

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    Congressional Term Limits

    Rep. Gingrich expressed his support for congressional term limits, and Team 290, a new organization dedicated to obtaining the necessary House votes to pass such legislation. He…

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    Congressional Term Limits

    Various supporters of congressional term limits expressed their support for this initiative and talked about the formation of Team 290, a group organized to obtain the needed 290 votes for…

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    Midterm Elections Analysis Panel 1

    Republican and Democratic political consultants analyzed yesterday’s midterm elections. Following prepared remarks, they took questions from the audience.

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    Congressional Transition

    In Tuesday’s elections, Republicans gained control of both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives. Rep. Archer is line to become chairman of the House Ways and…

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    Presidential Midterm Elections Reaction

    President Clinton spoke after the Midterm Election, when every incumbent Republican in the House, Senate, and Governorship won reelection, in addition to significant freshman gains. He…

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    Midterm House Elections

    Rep. Paxon talked about Republican victories in the House and the Republican agenda for the House in the 104th Congress. The Republicans gained 52 seats in the House to give them…

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    Republican Committee Elections Reaction

    Mr. Barbour summarized the Republican victories in the 1994 congressional and gubernatorial elections.. It was the largest congressional takeover in this century. They gained a…

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    Democratic Midterm Election Losses

    Mr. Wilhelm and Senator Graham talked about the outcome of the 1994 elections. Despite the Republican victory, they emphsized that the results showed not disenchantment with the…

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    Midterm Elections Reaction

    Senator Mitchell talked about the midterm election results and the importance of Republican and presidential cooperation. After his brief remarks, he took questions from the press.

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    Midterm Elections Analysis Panel 2

    The panelists discussed the election results, speculating as to whether the Republican-controlled 104th Congress would go in a new direction or experience the same kinds of gridlock as the…

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    Senator Shelby Switch to Republican Party

    Senator Shelby talked about his decision to change his party affiliation from Democratic to Republican. His switch, announced the day after the 1994 election, gives the Republicans a…

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    Midterm Elections Analysis Panel 3

    A panel of lobbyists analyzed yesterday’s midterm elections.

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