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The 2000 presidential election was marked by voting inconsistencies, unclear ballots and possibly malfunctioning vote-counting machines. Members of Congress are among those suggesting ways to address these irregularities and make elections more fair and accurate. A panel talks about the precedural and technical problems of the 2000 election and how they could be fixed.
- Bruce Fein former associate deputy attorney general, Republican counsel during the Iran-contra hearings, and founding partner with the Lichfield Group
- Dr. Yvonne Scruggs-Leftwich executive director of the Black Leadership Forum
- Lloyd Cutler former White House Counsel
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