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A panel of political watchers discusses President Bush’s first annual State of the Union address.
- 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."
- Sandy Berger chair of Stonebridge International and former National Security Advisor during the Clinton administration
- David Keene chairman of the American Conservative Union and managing associate with Carmen Group, a D.C.-based governmental-affairs firm
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