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- Andrew Sullivan Senior editor at "The Atlantic" magazine.
- John Dickerson Chief political correspondent for Slate.com and CBS political analyst and contributor. Author of "On Her Trail: My Mother, Nancy Dickerson, TV News' First Woman Star."
- Jeanne Cummings Politico's assistant managing editor in charge of Enterprise.
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