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Frist Set to Assume Senate Majority Leader's Post

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Frist Set to Assume Senate Majority Leader's Post

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Frist Set to Assume Senate Majority Leader's Post

Frist Set to Assume Senate Majority Leader's Post

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Sen. Bill Frist (R-TN) is likely to be affirmed Monday as incoming Senate majority leader, replacing Sen. Trent Lott (R-MS) after a furor over racially divisive remarks forced Lott to quit the post. Frist is a bit of an unknown quantity. Hear NPR's Liane Hansen and David Firestone of The New York Times.