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Campaign 2000 (Bush vs. Gore / Too Close To Call) #390973

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 10, 2000
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The continuing battle over the Florida recount in which Governor George W. Bush has a small lead over Vice President Al Gore in Florida reported. Gore's small lead over Bush in New Mexico noted.

(Austin, Texas: Bill Whitaker) Concerns from the Bush campaign that the Democrats may try to steal the election reported. [BUSH - says the election problem is "unprecedented"; says he is still making plans.] [Bush campaign advisor James BAKER - asks what would happen if the campaign pressed for recounts in other states.] [Bush communications director Karen HUGHES - says the Democrats are trying to change the rules.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Roberts) Gore's response to the Florida recount reported; scenes shown of Gore playing touch football. [Gore campaign chairman William DALEY - addresses reporters.] [GORE - talks about a family football game.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Tallahassee, Florida: Byron Pitts) The battle over the Florida recount in Tallahassee, Florida, examined; details given of state workers giving up a holiday to assist in the recount. [BAKER - says he will oppose the Gore's efforts to keep recounting votes.] [DALEY - defends the recounts.] [Legal consultant Andrew COHEN - says the situation will be resolved before the Electoral College meets.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(West Palm Beach, Florida: Jim Axelrod) Plans for a court battle concerning the legality of the West Palm Beach County, Florida, ballot layout reported. [University of Miami Law School Terence ANDERSON - says the ballot did not comply with Florida laws.] [Attorney David KRATHEN - comments.]

Axelrod, Jim;
Pitts, Byron;
Rather, Dan;
Roberts, John;
Whitaker, Bill

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