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- Frank Phillips State House Bureau Chief for the Boston Globe
- David Gergen a professor of public service at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, editor-at-large for U.S. News & World Report, and a Senior Political Analyst for CNN. He served as a White House adviser to Presidents Nixon, Ford, Reagan, and Clinton.
- Karen Tumulty national political correspondent, "Time" magazine.
- E.J. Dionne Jr. senior fellow at The Brookings Institution, Washington Post columnist, and author of "Souled Out: Reclaiming Faith and Politics After the Religious Right" and of "Stand Up Fight Back."
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