Analysts join Diane for a discussion of the implications of Texas Republican Tom DeLay’s announcement he will give up his seat in the House of Representatives.

Guests

  • 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."
  • Ron Elving Washington editor for NPR.
  • Jonathan Weisman White House reporter for "The Wall Street Journal."
  • Bob Benenson editor, cqpolitics.com; political editor, Congressional Quarterly

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