Taiwanese Opposition Demands Recount Taiwan's opposition party, the KMT, demands a court-supervised recount in Saturday's presidential election, which incumbent President Chen Shui-bian won by a narrow margin. Analysts say an assassination attempt against Chen and his vice president on the eve of the vote may have tipped the balance in the ruling party's favor. Chen's opponents allege the attack was staged. Hear NPR's Rob Gifford.
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Taiwanese Opposition Demands Recount

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Taiwanese Opposition Demands Recount

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Taiwanese Opposition Demands Recount

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Taiwan's opposition party, the KMT, demands a court-supervised recount in Saturday's presidential election, which incumbent President Chen Shui-bian won by a narrow margin. Analysts say an assassination attempt against Chen and his vice president on the eve of the vote may have tipped the balance in the ruling party's favor. Chen's opponents allege the attack was staged. Hear NPR's Rob Gifford.