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Lott Re-Emerges as a Leader of Senate GOP

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Lott Re-Emerges as a Leader of Senate GOP

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Lott Re-Emerges as a Leader of Senate GOP

Lott Re-Emerges as a Leader of Senate GOP

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Republican senators have elected their leaders, and Trent Lott of Mississippi is going to be their Minority Whip, the body's number-two leadership post.

Four years ago, Lott was ousted from his job as Senate Majority Leader because of making racially insensitive remarks at a party honoring the late Sen. Strom Thurmond.

Commentator Jonah Goldberg says that Lott's return is not good for the Republican party. Goldberg is a contributing editor for the National Review.