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The long road to the White House
Exit polls

The US TV networks suffered a major embarrassment on election night, as they first called Florida for Mr Gore, and then for Mr Bush.

Some of the morning newspapers accepted the TV predictions too readily, confidently giving the presidency to Mr Bush.

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 TV networks behind the turmoil


Exit Polls
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CAMPAIGN
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ELECTION DAY
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LEGAL BATTLE
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RESULTS
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