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Campaign 2000 (Gore vs. Bush: Florida Recount / Law) #190005

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 10, 2000
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Tomorrow's Supreme Court hearings in the case of Vice President Al Gore versus Governor George W. Bush over recounting votes in Florida introduced.

(Supreme Court: Jackie Judd) The Supreme Court hearings on the Florida recount in the presidential election previewed; details given of the Gore and Bush cases. [Gore campaign legal counsel David BOIES - says he will focus on the legal principles.] [Former Supreme Court law clerk John ELWOOD - says Justice Sandra Day O'Connor is the swing vote.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Interview held with legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin about the Gore strategy before the Supreme Court. [TOOBIN - says the Gore camp is hoping O'Connor will side with the state court.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Tallahassee: Erin Hayes) The day after the start of voter recounts in Florida featured. [Leon County election supervisor Ion SANCHEZ, Democratic observer Jack YOUNG, Duval County canvassing board Judge Brent SHORT, Florida secretary of state attorney Joseph KLOCK, State senator Tom LEE - offer perspectives on the recount process.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) The low profiles today of both Gore and Bush noted; scenes shown of the Gore family leaving church in Alexandria, Virginia and of Bush in Austin, Texas.

Hayes, Erin;
Judd, Jackie;
Simpson, Carole

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