Senator James Jeffords of Vermont is expected to announce that he’s leaving the Republican Party. This switch would put the Democratic Party in control of the Senate, and drastically change political alliances and operations in Washington. Diane and her guests talk about how Jeffords’ decision affects the nation’s capital.

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  • Dale Bumpers former U.S. Senator (D-Arkansas)
  • Marshall Wittman of the Hudson Institute
  • Charlie Cook editor and publisher of the "Cook Political Report"

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