Beginning on election day 2000 and culminating with the Supreme Court decision in Bush vs. Gore, follows the bizarre 36-day struggle to determine which candidate won Florida. Explores one of the most dramatic and controversial events in recent U.S. election history, which shook a nation's faith in the ability to stage a fair and open election.
In order to gain influence over their North Carolina district, two CEOs seize an opportunity to oust long-term congressman Cam Brady by putting up a rival candidate. Their man, naive Marty Huggins, is director of the local Tourism Center.
The owner of a barber shop has begun to study the law with the help of Tio Juan, once a very successful attorney who is now too ill to practice. Before long, the barber begins his law practice and goes on to win many cases. Eventually he runs for office against the local political machine.