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Senator James Jeffords Leaves the GOP

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Senator James Jeffords Leaves the GOP

Senator James Jeffords Leaves the GOP

Senator James Jeffords Leaves the GOP

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Guests: RON ELVING NPR's Washington Editor WENDY SCHILLER Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, Brown University Author, Partners and Rivals: Representation in US Senate Delegations (Princeton, 2000) WILLARD RANDALL Presidential Scholar and Visiting Professor of Humanities, Champlaine College, Burlington, VT SENATOR BEN NIGHTHORSE CAMPBELL Republican Senator from Colorado Former Democrat who switched to the Republican party in 1995 Join guest host Melinda Penkava and guests for a look at why Vermont Senator James Jeffords left the Republican party ... reaction to his move ... and what the changed balance of power in Congress will mean for all of us .