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November 23, 2000
The process would vary depending on whether the decision came before or after the Dec. 18 meeting of state electors: BEFORE DEC. 18 1. George W. Bush would choose a new running mate. 2. The Republican National Committee would meet to ratify his choice. 3. Bush would ask electors to cast their votes for his new designee. AFTER DEC. 18 1. The 25th Amendment on succession would take effect. 2. The president would nominate a candidate. 3.
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November 2, 2000 | MATEA GOLD and DANA CALVO, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Joseph I. Lieberman, the Yiddish-speaking vice presidential candidate, is a major hit in this swampy state's large Jewish community--an unsurprising fact campaign officials have been milking ever since Al Gore tapped him as his running mate. But Democrat Lieberman also has been warmly received by an unexpected constituency--the traditionally Republican Cuban American exile community. Whether Lieberman can actually deliver many Cuban American votes remains to be seen.
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October 26, 2000 | From Associated Press
The lawyer for an advisor to Vice President Al Gore asked the Justice Department and FBI on Wednesday to quickly complete their investigation of the anonymous mailing of Bush debate materials. He also suggested the mailing was the work of people associated with George W. Bush's Republican presidential campaign, which the Bush campaign heatedly denied. Raising an incident that had slipped from public attention as the presidential campaign moved into its final stages, Marc E.
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October 21, 2000 | MICHAEL FINNEGAN and MEGAN GARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
As President Ford's chief of staff, Dick Cheney worked hard to ensure Jimmy Carter didn't oust his boss from the White House. But 24 years later, Cheney finds himself admiring Carter for how he treated his vice president, Walter F. Mondale. "I wasn't all that big a fan of Jimmy Carter's presidency, but I thought that he and Mondale arrived at an arrangement that made a lot of sense," Cheney said.
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October 6, 2000 | MARK Z. BARABAK, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
Picking up where their running mates left off, Dick Cheney and Joseph I. Lieberman sparred Thursday night over taxes, abortion and defense in a mild-mannered vice presidential debate that often muffled their differences beneath a blanket of civility. The temperate tone was set from the start of the 90-minute session, when the two nominees swore off personal attacks and Cheney interjected a rare bit of levity.
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October 6, 2000 | RONALD BROWNSTEIN, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
Vice presidential nominees Dick Cheney and Joseph I. Lieberman engaged Thursday in a smooth but unrelentingly low-key encounter more likely to burnish their own images than materially affect the contest for the White House. Throughout their 90-minute session, Lieberman and Cheney were both calm and collected--in many ways more so than presidential nominees Al Gore and George W. Bush appeared in their frenetic first debate Tuesday night.
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September 13, 2000 | Bloomberg News
Republican vice presidential nominee Dick Cheney reaped $18.5 million in profits last month by exercising options and selling common stock in Halliburton Co., the world's largest oil services firm. Cheney, who served as Halliburton's chairman and chief executive, sold 660,000 shares at $52.28 to $53.93 a share in late August, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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August 24, 2000 | DOUG SMITH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ezola Foster, Pat Buchanan's running mate on the Reform Party ticket, collected workers' compensation payments for nearly a year for a mental disorder she now says she did not have. The disability claim, which was contested by her employer, the Los Angeles Unified School District, capped a checkered career in which Foster struggled financially as a result of bad business deals and twice resigned as a teacher after becoming embroiled in controversy, according to court records and interviews.
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August 16, 2000 | JANET HOOK and MATEA GOLD, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Hoping to patch up an emerging fissure in the Democratic base, soon-to-be vice presidential nominee Joseph I. Lieberman arrived in Los Angeles on Tuesday and quickly moved to mend fences with black Democrats concerned about his positions on affirmative action, school vouchers and other issues.
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