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John Kerry on the Record24:50
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photoAfter 19 years as junior senator from Massachusetts, John Kerry has a long record to poke at. Opponents say his position on gay marriage, the Patriot Act, No Child Left Behind, and especially Gulf Wars I and II, has swayed with the political winds.

Republicans accuse Kerry of flip-flopping on issues for political gain. The Kerry camp defends his "flexibility" and call the accusations "a smear."

Click the "Listen" link to hear about John Kerry's long record on the issues.

Guests:

Richard Wolfe, Newsweek magazine correspondent

Jeff Jacoby, columnist, The Boston Globe

Elizabeth Sherman, research fellow at the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst, senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly magazine

This program aired on February 25, 2004.

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