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06/01/2001 Congress certifies George W. Bush winner of 2000 elections

In his run for the presidency, George W. Bush defeated the Democratic nominee Al Gore. It was the closest presidential election in the nation's history, with only 537 votes separating the two candidates in the decisive state, Florida.


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