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On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling on the legality of extending the deadline for vote counts in Florida, sending the case back to the Florida Supreme Court. In a separate case on recounts, a Tallahassee circuit court judge ruled against Gore. Both cases now go to the Florida Supreme Court. A panel of guests talks about the implications of these decisions in determining America’s next President.
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- Norman Ornstein is resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute; coauthor with Thomas Mann of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track."
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