Jeffords Party Switch

Host Bob Edwards talks with NPR's Peter Kenyon. This morning Senator Jim Jeffords of Vermont ended his life-long affiliation with the Republican Party. Jeffords will now be the only Independent in the US Senate, a switch that shifts the balance of power to the Democrats.

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