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President Bush launched his re-election fund raising efforts this week. His campaign war chest will likely set a new record. Meanwhile a crowded Democratic field is competing for primary votes as well as dollars. We’ll talk about fund raising in the upcoming presidential campaign.
- Thomas Mann senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and co-author of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How To Get It Back On Track"
- Charlie Cook editor and publisher of the "Cook Political Report"
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