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Election Latest

NPR'S Tom Gjelten reports on the latest events in the unfinished presidential election. An initial count of overseas absentee ballots in Florida puts George W. Bush ahead of Al Gore by nearly one thousand votes. But Florida's Secretary of State has been prohibited from certifying the state's vote until the Florida Supreme Court decides if manually re-counted ballots must be included in the final tally. Republicans went on the attack today, alledging fraud in the manual recount.

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