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President Bush has raised an estimated $84 million toward his re-election bid, a towering sum compared to dollars donated to Democratic contenders. A panel joins Diane to talk about presidential campaign fund raising and strategy.
- Thomas Mann Senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and co-author of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How To Get It Back On Track"
- Norman Ornstein Is resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute; coauthor with Thomas Mann of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track."
- Ron Elving Washington editor for NPR.
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