Frist Set to Assume Senate Majority Leader's Post Senate Republicans are expected to choose Sen. Bill Frist (R-TN) as their new majority leader, replacing Sen. Trent Lott (R-MS) after a furor over racially divisive remarks forced Lott to quit the post. Frist is a second-term senator and a medical doctor. Hear NPR's Juan Williams and James Brosnan of the Memphis Commercial Appeal.

Frist Set to Assume Senate Majority Leader's Post

Senate Republicans are expected to choose Sen. Bill Frist (R-TN) as their new majority leader, replacing Sen. Trent Lott (R-MS) after a furor over racially divisive remarks forced Lott to quit the post. Frist is a second-term senator and a medical doctor. Hear NPR's Juan Williams and James Brosnan of the Memphis Commercial Appeal.