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Guest Host: Susan Page
Governor Howard Dean has chosen to forgo public financing in his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. Two political analysts discuss how this decision may affect the campaigns of all the contenders – including President Bush.
- Scott Reed chairman of Chesapeake Enterprises, a lobbying and communications firm. He managed Sen. Bob Dole's 1996 presidential campaign.
- Joe Trippi Head of the multimedia consulting firm Trippi and Associates. He managed Howard Dean's presidential campaign, and is the author of "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised."
- Anita Dunn Democratic strategist and senior adviser to the Obama campaign
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