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Campaign 2000 (Bush vs. Gore: Florida Recount / Legal Battles / Gore Interview) #391210

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 29, 2000
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The continuing post-election legal battles between presidential candidates Vice President Al Gore and Governor George W. Bush updated. [In interview, GORE - talks about the danger he sees; says he will not speculate about the Supreme Court's actions; says he will not criticize the Supreme Court.]

(Tallahassee, Florida: Byron Pitts) Plans to send over 1.1 million south Florida ballots to Tallahassee, Florida, for a possible recount reported; details given about various election-related cases in the Florida courts. [Bush campaign attorney George TERWILLIGER - says all the ballots should be counted.] [Gore campaign attorney Kendall COFFEY - criticizes the Bush campaign.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: John Roberts) Concerns that the Gore campaign is running out of time, questions about weakening support for Gore among Democrats and Gore's transition plans noted.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Tallahassee, Florida: Jim Axelrod) Plans for the Florida legislature to decide whether to choose its own presidential electors reported. [At the legislature, two WOMEN - says the Florida legislators do not listen to the people.] [State representative Mario DIAZ-BALART - says there will probably be a special session.] [Florida Governor Jeb BUSH - talks about Republican leaders having courage.] [Minority leader state senator Tom ROSSIN - says the special meeting is unnecessary.] ["Saint Petersburg Times" Lucy MORGAN - says people want the election problems to go away.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Austin, Texas: Bill Whitaker) The transition plans of the Bush campaign noted; possible cabinet members named. [Bush running mate Dick CHENEY - defends Bush's possible choices for the cabinet.]

Reporter(s):
Axelrod, Jim;
Pitts, Byron;
Rather, Dan;
Roberts, John;
Whitaker, Bill
Duration:
00:12:40

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