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Campaign 2000 (Gore vs. Bush: Florida Recount / Law) #391474

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 02, 2000
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) The latest developments in the legal battle for the White House between Vice President Al Gore and Governor George W. Bush reviewed.

(Tallahassee: Byron Pitts) The court battle in Florida over what ballots to count again reviewed; scenes shown from Judge North Sanders Sauls' courtroom in Leon County. [In court, Gore campaign attorney David BOIES, Bush campaign attorney Barry RICHARD, Gore campaign attorney Stephen ZACK - outline their cases.] [Gore witness Kimball BRACE - cites problems with the votomatic machine.]

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(Tallahassee: Bobbi Harley) The Florida state legislature's consideration of holding a special session to appoint electors reviewed.

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(Austin: Bill Whitaker) The focus of Bush and running mate Dick Cheney on transition featured; scenes shown of Republican leaders Majority leader Senator Trent Lott and Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert in Texas. [BUSH - comments on America's interests and party relations.] [LOTT - jokes.]

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bill Plante) The reaction of the Bush camp to the Florida legislature's plans to hold a special session examined; scenes shown of Gore out with his family. [GORE - comments.]

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Demonstration at the Connecticut home of vice presidential candidate Senator Joseph Lieberman reported.

Harley, Bobbi;
Mitchell, Russ;
Pitts, Byron;
Plante, Bill;
Whitaker, Bill

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