Florida Circuit Court Judge N. Sanders Sauls began today promising a 12-hour hearing and a ruling before the night was out. As of late afternoon, it was clear the hearing would last at least that long, but far less clear that the judge would be ruling tonight. It took the court more than four hours just to deal with opening statements and the first witness for the campaign of Vice President Al Gore. NPR's Brian Naylor reports from Tallahassee.
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