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- Stanley Greenberg pollster and political analyst chair and CEO, Greenberg, Quinlan, Rosner Research
- Stuart Rothenberg editor and publisher of the Rothenberg Political Report
- Tod Lindberg Editor of "Policy Review;" research fellow at the Hoover Institution; author, "The Political Teachings of Jesus."
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