Kathie Obradovich, political editor, Des Moines Register
Gerald Pomper, professor of political science, Rutgers University and author of the forthcoming book "Ordinary Heroes and American Democracy"
Brian Murphy, senior editor, PoliticsNH.com, a political news web site for New Hampshire voters, and vice president, The Publius Group, which operates news websites in five states
Linda Fowler, professor of policy studies, Dartmouth College and author of "Candidates, Congress, and the American Democracy: Analytical Perspectives on Politics" and "Political Ambition: Who Decides to Run for Congress."
This program aired on January 20, 2004.