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A panel talks about the patients’ bill of rights, energy policy, human cloning, and other top issues in Congress this session. They’ll talk about how the House and Senate voted and how President Bush fared in negotiations with Capitol Hill.
- 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."
- Karen Foerstal of Congressional Quarterly
- Charlie Cook editor and publisher of the "Cook Political Report"
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