Exit Lott, Enter Frist As racially divisive remarks force Sen. Trent Lott (R-MS) to quit as Senate Republican leader, it's expected Sen. Bill Frist (R-TN) will be confirmed Monday as his successor. Sen. Pete Domenici (R-NM) calls for "a new spirit of unification" in the GOP. Hear NPR's Brian Naylor, NPR's Scott Simon and Robert Bork, Jr., a specialist in PR crisis management.
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Lott's Exit Paves Way for Frist as GOP Leader

Lott's Exit Paves Way for Frist as GOP Leader

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As racially divisive remarks force Sen. Trent Lott (R-MS) to quit as Senate Republican leader, it's expected Sen. Bill Frist (R-TN) will be confirmed Monday as his successor. Sen. Pete Domenici (R-NM) calls for "a new spirit of unification" in the GOP. Hear NPR's Brian Naylor, NPR's Scott Simon and Robert Bork, Jr., a specialist in PR crisis management.

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