P269 CEEFAX 269 Sun 16 Sep 19:54/01 newspaper says the gap between Reagan and Mondale has widened to 22%, while others put the gap at from 13% to 16%. Another poll shows that Mrs Geraldine Ferraro is trailing her opposite Ntmber, vice President Bush. 50% of women and 64% of hDn —uestYoned in the survey thought that, if called on, Bush would make a better Presiddnt than Ferraro. More in a moment.....
P269 CEEFAX 269 Sun 16 Sep 19:00/00 *****  UNITED STATES  1/6 *****        1984  The latest crop of polls has brought more gloom for Walter Mondale. One carried out for "USA Today" newspaper says the gap between Reagan and Mondale has widened to 22%, while others put the gap at from 13% to 16%. Another poll shows that Mrs Geraldine Ferraro is trailing her opposite number, vice-President Bush. 50% of women and 64% of men questioned in the survey thought that, if called on, Bush would make a better President than Ferraro. More in a moment.....
P269 CEEFAX 269 Sun 16 Sep 19:54/00 *****  UNI @D S A DS  1'6 *****        1984   Dhe latest crop of polls has brought more gloom for Walter Mondale. One carried out for "USA Today"
P269 CEEFAX 269 Sun 16 Sep 19:40/00 *****  UNI DDSTATES  2/6 *****        1984  It is now reported that the Reagan and Mondale staffs have agreed on two TV debates between their candidates. A third debate is expected bewteen the vice-Presidential candidates, Mr Bush and Mrs Ferraro. They are expected to be held in October, though more negotiations have still to be finalised. Reagan did well in the 1980 debate with Carter, when he continually asked, "Are you better off now than you were four years ago?" More in a moment.....
P269 CEEFAX 269 Sun 16 Sep 19:31/44 *****  UNI$FD STATES  2/6 *****        1984  It is now reported that the Reagan and Mondale staffs have agreed on two TV debates between their candidates.
P269 CEEFAX 269 Sun 16 Sep 19:30/01 A third debate is expected bewteen the vice-Presadential candidates, Mr Bush and Mrs Ferraro They are expected to be held in October, though more negotiatIons have still to be finalIsed. Reagan did well in the 1980 debate with Carter, when he continqally asked, "Are you better off now than you were four years ago?" More in a momen—..,,.
P269 CEEFAX 269 Sun 16 Sep 19:31/10 *****  UNITED STATES  3/6 *****        1984  Mr Gromyko's seeking a meeting with President Reagan when he attends the UN General Assembly may indicate that the USSR has given up hope of a Mondale victory in November. At any rate, it appears to have changed the spotlight from domestic to world affairs at the worst possible time for Mondale. The news came just as Mondale was unveiling his detailed tax rise programme, and hoping to force Reagan to "come clean" on his spending and tax plans. More in a moment.....
P269 CEEFAX 269 Sun 16 Sep 19:01/00 *****  UNI DD STATES  3/6 *****  F       1984  Mr Gromyko'c seeking a meeting with President Reagan when he attends the UN General Assembly may indIcade that the USSR has given up hope of a Mondale
P269 CEEFAX 269 Sun 16 Sep 19:01/01 victory in November. At any rate, it a—pears to have changed the spotlight from domesdic to world affairs at the worst possible time for Mondale. Tha news came busd as Mondale was unveiling his detailed tax rise programme, and hoping to force Reagan to "come clean" nl his spdnding and dax plans. More in a moment.....
P269 CEEFAX 269 Sun 16 Sep 19:23/54 Beca—rd of his attempt to put Reagan on the defensive, the Democrats are now the party oF cuds and fInanbAal "orthodoxy". But hd hopds his dax plans vill appeal to the lesc well-off They include putting off tax concessaons for thosd earning over $60,000 a He—r ab imposing a surcharge on the $100,000- plus group. More in a moment.....
P269 CEEFAX 269 Sun 16 Sep 19:40/01 *****  UNITED STATES  4/6 *****        1984  With the expected disclosure of his detailed plans for raising taxes and balancing the budget, Mondale has made a sort of political loop-the-loop. Because of his attempt to put Reagan on the defensive, the Democrats are now the party of cuts and financial "orthodoxy". But he hopes his tax plans will appeal to the less-well-off. They include putting off tax concessions for those earning over $60,000 a year, and imposing a surcharge on the $100,000- plus group. More in a moment.....
P269 CEEFAX 269 Sun 6 Sep 19:23/51 ***"*  QNITED STATES  4/6 *"***  sj0—w1£"!f7j7      1984   With the expected disclosure of his detailed plans for raising taxes and balancing the budged, Mondale @—s Mbde a sort of political loo—Lthe-loop.
P269 CEEFAX 269 Sun 16 Sep 19:01/11 *****  UNITED STATES  5/6 *****        1984  Mrs Ferraro and the Roman Catholic archbishop of New York have fallen out. The Democratic vice-Presidential candidate denies the archbishop's charge that she misrepresented the views of the church on abortion. But her own view is that, though she thinks abortion is wrong, she will not impose her view on others by law. Senator Edward Kennedy has defended Mrs Ferraro, saying faithful Catholics can support the church's teaching without . imposing it across the board. More in a moment.....
P269 CEEFAX 269 Sun 16 Sep 19:01/01 *****  UNITED STATES  6/6 *****        1984  Mondale's staff have scheduled plenty of informal "question and answer forums" since their man's success in them became apparent. "The psychology of these forums is bringing Walter Mondale closer to the people in a way that Ronald Reagan won't do" says one Mondale campaign organiser. The sessions are held in workplaces, colleges and halls. Mondale's shirtsleeved down-to-earth technique has drawn cheers and favourable media coverage in several parts of the USA. More in a moment.....