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Campaign 2000 (Bush vs. Gore: Florida Recount / Legal Battles) #632714

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 27, 2000
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The continuing post-election legal battles between presidential candidates Vice President Al Gore and Governor George W. Bush featured.

(Washington: Claire Shipman) Gore's efforts to contest the certification of Florida presidential votes reported; details given of Gore's plans for a television address tonight. [On phone, GORE - talks about the vote.] [Minority leader Senator Tom DASCHLE - talks about another recount.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Austin, Texas: David Gregory) Plans for the Bush campaign to begin the transition and the response to Gore's challenge of the Florida certification featured. [Running mate Dick CHENEY - talks about the need to raise private funds for the transition.] [General Services Administration spokesperson Beth NEWBERGER - explains why neither side can start the transition process.] [President CLINTON - comments on Florida and the law.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Tallahassee, Florida: David Bloom) The continuing legal battles concerning the Florida elections as Gore tries to overturn the Florida certification reported; scenes shown from Judge Sanders Sauls' court. [In court, Gore campaign attorney David BOIES - talks about Florida ballots.] [Minority Leader Representative Richard GEPHARDT - says any declaration of victory or defeat is premature.] [Senator Robert TORRICELLI - says the country needs to move on.] [Former Secretary of Labor Robert REICH - says Gore would be a better president but he still should concede.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Palm Beach, Florida: Jim Avila) The continuing manual recounts in several Florida counties reported; details given of claims that Nassau County may have more Gore votes. [Nassau County Supervisor of Elections Shirley KING - comments.] [Florida State University professor Lance Dehaven SMITH - says the election hinges on the manual recount in Miami-Dade County.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Tallahassee, Florida: Dan Abrams) More hearings in Tallahassee, Florida, concerning the presidential election reported.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The difficulties the Gore campaign will face in its efforts to overturn the election noted. [Miami Mayor Joe CAROLLO - talks about overturning his election.] Examples of contested elections outlined on screen. [NBC News legal analyst John SHUBIN - says there is little precedent concerning the presidential election.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tim Russert) The large numbers of Republicans in Congress supporting the pro-Bush protests in Florida reported; details given of Gore's upcoming speech.

Abrams, Dan;
Avila, Jim;
Bloom, David;
Brokaw, Tom;
Gregory, David;
Russert, Tim;
Shipman, Claire;
Williams, Pete

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