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After being elected to Congress in 1972, Trent Lott won a Senate seat in 1988. hide caption

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Trent Lott, the Republican senator from the state of Mississippi, was the Senate majority leader from June 1996 to January 2001. He is the author of the memoir Herding Cats: A Life in Politics.

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After being forced out of his seat as majority leader, Lott has watched from the sideline as the GOP agenda has run into recent troubles — among them, the failed Harriet Miers Supreme Court nomination and turmoil over the Iraq war.

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Herding Cats

A Life in Politics

by Trent Lott and Peter H. Brown

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