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Campaign 2000 (Gore vs. Bush: Florida Recount) #189766

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 21, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Tallahassee: Erin Hayes) The day in court in Florida over the vote recount in the presidential election between Vice President Al Gore and Governor George W. Bush featured; scenes shown from the state supreme court; details given of legal positions taken by Republicans and Democrats.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The Republican opposition to hand counting noted.

(West Palm Beach: Jackie Judd) The vote by vote recounts in Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties reviewed; details given of the chad issues. [Florida Democratic Party Dennis NEWMAN, University of South Florida professor Susan MacMANUS, Palm Beach County canvassing board Judge Charles BURTON, Bush campaign spokesman Scott McCLELLAN - comment on the ballots and which should be counted.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Linda Douglass) The issue of which absentee ballots should be counted examined. [Representative Stephen BUYER - says the military should not be disenfranchised.] [Senator Bob KERREY, Gore legal adviser Ron KLAIN - respond.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Standing ovation in the Florida state legislature for secretary of state Katherine Harris shown.

Douglass, Linda;
Hayes, Erin;
Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie

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