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The long road to the White House
Bush

George W Bush tried to project an image of a compassionate conservative, rather than a traditional Republican.

But his tendency to muddle his words led to many jokes about his intellect, and lists of Bushisms began to circulate on the internet.

Many Americans complained there was little to choose between the two contenders

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 Profile: George W Bush


George W Bush
 Introduction

CAMPAIGN
 Gore
 Bush

ELECTION DAY
 The vote
 Exit polls
 Results

LEGAL BATTLE
 The recount
 Chads
 Deadlines
 Protests
 Appeal

RESULTS
 Concession
 Bush triumph