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View Resource The President's Agenda for Tax Relief

In early 2001, President Bush released a summary of his agenda for tax relief. He claims to offer a "bold and fair tax relief plan that will reduce the inequities of the current tax code and help ensure that America remains prosperous." Highlights of Bush's proposal include doubling the child care credit to $1,000 per child, reinstating the ten percent deduction for two-earner couples, thus...

https://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Documen...
View Resource Supreme Court May Decide Election

A ruling is expected today from the US Supreme Court on Governor Bush's challenge to the Florida Supreme Court's ruling last Friday calling for an immediate manual recount of all "undervotes" in Florida counties in the Presidential election. On Saturday, the high court granted a stay by a 5-4 vote to the Governor that stopped the recount pending a decision by the court. In an unusual move for a...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/ss/2000/1212
View Resource Changing of the Guard

Tomorrow at noon, George W. Bush will take the oath of office and become the 43rd President of the United States. After eight rather eventful years, the Republicans have retaken the Oval Office and retained, though just barely, their majorities in the House and Senate. President-elect Bush promised that he would bring bipartisan cooperation and a more civil tone to Washington, but some skeptics...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2001/0119
View Resource Frontline: The Choice 2000

According to the polls, many Americans have yet to make up their minds about who they will vote for next Tuesday in the Presidential race. This Website could help them decide. The companion site to a recent two-hour Frontline special on the backgrounds and character of Al Gore and George W. Bush, The Choice offers the entire broadcast in RealPlayer as well as significant additional materials....

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/choice2000/
View Resource One Week Before the Election, Nader's Potential Impact Looms Large

Over the weekend, Democratic Vice-Presidential candidate Joe Lieberman urged Nader-supporters to consider that a vote for Nader could well end up giving George W. Bush the White House. Lieberman was echoing the thoughts of a growing number of liberals, including Gloria Steinem and the presidents of the Sierra Club and the National Organization for Women, who are stumping for Gore in selected...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/ss/2000/1031#IntheNews
View Resource National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

Created by congressional legislation and President George W. Bush near the end of 2002, the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States is an independent bipartisan commission that was chartered to prepare a "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks." This authoritative site provides biographical information about the...

https://9-11commission.gov