- Newsmaker: US Supreme Court Voids Ruling for Late Recount - The US Supreme Court has remanded the presidential election case back to the Florida State Supreme Court for clarification. Viveca Novak, legal and political correspondent for Time magazine, calls the court's motivation "an attempt at unanimity".
- Reporter's Notebook: If the Vote Were Flawless in Florida - If the election were glitch-free, Gore probably would have won says Steve Doig, professor of journalism at Arizona State University. The former research editor, pollster, and state capital bureau chief for the Miami Herald, says he simply analyzed Florida's 195,000 uncounted ballots using a "spread sheet approach".
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