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photoSenator Trent Lott of Mississippi announced today that he is stepping down as Senate Majority Leader. What does this latest shake-up mean for the future of GOP leadership and contemporary conservatism?

Guests:

Gail Chaddock, congressional reporter for the Christian Science Monitor

Charles Krauthammer, Pulitzer-prize winning syndicated columnist for the Washington Post, essayist for Time magazine

Mickey Edwards, was member of Congress for 16 years, now teaches at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government

J.C. Watts, represented Oklahoma's 4th district in Congress, author of "What Color is a Conservative?"

Alan Simpson, former Republican senator from Wyoming

Joseph Crespino, history professor at George Mason University

This program aired on December 20, 2002.

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