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Pressure Mounts for Lott to Quit Senate Leadership Post

The drumbeat to remove Trent Lott as Senate Republican leader continues as Republicans publicly criticize Lott's recent remarks regarding segregation. Secretary of State Colin Powell says he "deplored the sentiments" of Lott's statements, and Sen. Lincoln Chafee (R-RI) says "It's time for a change." Hear NPR's Juan Williams.

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Juan Williams
Juan Williams, one of America's leading journalists, is a news analyst, appearing regularly on NPR's Morning Edition. Knowledgeable and charismatic, Williams brings insight and depth — hallmarks of NPR programs — to a wide spectrum of issues and ideas.

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