The morning after the first debate between presidential candidates Al Gore and George Bush, Diane talks with people all around the country about each man’s performance, and about what effect the debates may have on public opinion in the remaining weeks before the election.

Guests

  • Norman Ornstein is resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute; coauthor with Thomas Mann of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track."
  • Kim Alexander president and founder of the California Voter Foundation
  • Ed Sarpolus vice president of Epic/MRA, a polling research firm
  • Lee Cullum author and columnist for the Dallas Morning News
  • Tom Fiedler editor, Miami Herald
  • Thomas Mann senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and co-author of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How To Get It Back On Track"

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