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Guest Host: Steve Roberts
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- Stanley Brand is partner with the Brand Law Group and former counsel to the House of Representatives.
- Clarence Page is syndicated columnist for the "Chicago Tribune."
- 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."
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