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Campaign 2000 (Bush vs. Gore: Election Deadlock) #391014

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 14, 2000
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The continuing deadlock of the presidential election between candidates Governor George W. Bush and Vice President Al Gore featured; details given of the upholding of the deadline for Florida votes to be submitted for certification, of the ruling by a Florida judge that late submissions cannot be rejected without good reason reported and efforts by the Bush campaign to stop all hand counts.

(Tallahassee, Florida: Byron Pitts) The legal battles concerning the Florida vote recount examined; details given of the judicial ruling. [WOMAN - announces the injunction has been denied.] [Attorney for Florida secretary of state Donna BLANTON - says secretary of state Katherine Harris will have to evaluate the reasons for any late returns.] [Gore campaign advisor Warren CHRISTOPHER - addresses reporters.] [Bush campaign advisor James BAKER - says this could cause problems when the Electoral College is supposed to vote.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: John Roberts) The Gore campaign's response to the situation in Florida examined. [CHRISTOPHER - talks about putting pressure on Harris.] [Gore campaign attorney David BOIES - says Harris cannot stand firm.] [Minority leader Senator Tom DASCHLE - says he supports the hand count.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Austin, Texas: Bill Whitaker) Concerns of the Bush campaign that the election battle could end up in the Supreme Court reported.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(West Palm Beach, Florida: Jim Axelrod) The vote recount in West Palm Beach, Florida, reported. [Palm Beach County, Florida, Canvassing Committee Judge Charles BURTON - comments.] [Two PEOPLE - comment.] [West Palm Beach County Canvassing Committee MEMBER, Palm Beach County Circuit Court Judge Jorge LABARGA, "Palm Beach Post" Frank CERABINO - comments.]

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

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