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Jeffords Fallout

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Jeffords Fallout

Jeffords Fallout

Jeffords Fallout

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's David Welna reports on yesterday's announcement by Senator James Jeffords that he's quitting the Republican Party. The Vermont senator will now be listed as "Independent." His decision changes the balance of power in the Senate, making Democrats the majority by one vote. ( 5:11) Find out more about political party switches.