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- Paul Butler professor at Georgetown Law School.
- Naftali Bendavid national correspondent for The Wall Street Journal.
- Nia-Malika Henderson national politics reporter for The Washington Post.
- Sean Trende senior elections analyst for RealClearPolitics and author of "The Lost Majority: Why the Future of Government Is Up for Grabs - and Who Will Take It."
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