Election Update

NPR's Debbie Elliott reports on the latest skirmishes — both in the courts and in efforts to sway public opinion — in the unresolved presidential race between George W. Bush and Al Gore. As he did last night, the Vice President insisted that the appeals process needs to go on because all the votes in Florida have not been counted. But the Bush camp called it "extraordinary" that the Democrats are trying to win in the courts what they couldn't win in the official certified vote tally.



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