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The elections on November 7th will determine not only the next president of the U.S., but also the political makeup of the House and Senate. Diane and a panel of political observers talk about some of the most closely-watched Congressional races, and about whether Capitol Hill will look different come Inauguration Day.
- Pat Shortridge political adviser to majority leader Rep. Dick Armey
- Bill Press co-host of CNN's Crossfire
- Charlie Cook editor and publisher of the "Cook Political Report"
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