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- Peter Baker reporter, The New York Times
- Chris Cillizza is the author of "The Fix" on washingtonpost.com.
- Peter Wallsten reporter, Wall Street Journal and co-author of "One Party Country" (Wiley)
- Matt Viser political reporter, State House Bureau, The Boston Globe
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