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Campaign 2000 (Gore vs. Bush: Florida Recount / Law) #391148

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 23, 2000
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(Studio: John Roberts) The latest developments in the fierce battle in Florida for the presidency between Vice President Al Gore and Governor George W. Bush reviewed; details given of the legal moves by the state supreme court on the recount in Miami-Dade County. [Florida supreme court clerk Craig WATERS - announces the court ruling.] [Gore lawyer Ron KLAIN - says the county results will be contested.]

(Broward County: Jim Axelrod) The ballot count in Broward and Palm Beach counties reported. {Note: technical problems halted report.}

(Studio: John Roberts) Interview held with CBS legal consult Andrew Cohen about Gore's contesting of the election in Miami-Dade County. [COHEN - says Gore is hoping for votes and time in contesting Dade balloting; says it is difficult but not impossible to contest after the certification in Florida; adds that Bush is contesting the absentee military ballots in state court.]

(Broward County: Jim Axelrod) The ballot count in Broward County featured; scenes shown of the canvassing board counting ballots. [Gore campaign activist Charles LICHTMAN - talks about the intense pressure.] [Bush campaign attorney William SCHERER - criticizes the counting.] [Representative Peter DEUTSCH - refers to the protests as "mob rule."] [Governor Marc RACICOT - questions the count.]

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Tallahassee: Byron Pitts) The scenario in which the Florida state legislature could select the state electors to back Bush examined. [Florida house speaker Ron FEENEY, state senator Daniel WEBSTER - criticize the state supreme court for setting up a constitutional crisis.] [State senator Ron KLEIN, newspaper man Bill COTTERREL - comment on state politics and law.]

(Studio: John Roberts) Thanksgiving Day for Gore and Bush reported; scenes shown of Bush in Austin, Texas.

Axelrod, Jim;
Pitts, Byron;
Roberts, John

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