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Campaign 2000 (Bush vs. Gore: Florida Recount / Legal Battles) #391720

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 06, 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 featured.

(Tallahassee, Florida: Byron Pitts) The continuing efforts of Gore's campaign attorneys to get another recount of south Florida ballots reported; scenes shown of protestors in Tallahassee, Florida. [Gore campaign spokesman Doug HATTAWAY - says the ballots should be counted.] [Bush campaign attorney Phil BECK - comments.] [CBS legal analyst Andrew COHEN - says the Florida supreme court could authorize a hand recount.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Tallahassee, Florida: Jim Axelrod) The efforts of the Gore campaign attorneys to have absentee ballots in Seminole and Martin counties thrown out reported; scenes shown from the courts in Seminole and Martin counties. [In court, plaintiff attorney Gerald RICHMAN; Florida Democratic Party chairman Bob POE; in court, Seminole County, Florida, canvassing board attorney Terry YOUNG - comment on the case.] [Statistician James DeLONG - talks about throwing out a percentage of ballots.] [Election expert John FRENCH - says he hopes Gore likes living in Tennessee.] {Note: audio and video difficulty.}

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: John Roberts) The Gore campaign's response to the day's events reported.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Austin, Texas: Bill Whitaker) The Bush campaign's response to the day's events reported. [BUSH - says he has talked about choosing his cabinet members.]

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

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