TITLE

Lott Weaker

AUTHOR(S)
Crowley, Michael
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
New Republic;12/04/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 23, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the 2000 United States national elections where Senate majority leader Trent Lott nearly got defeated. Evaluation of how both houses of the Congress fared in the election; Plan of some senators to take Lott's job as majority leader; Pressure for Lott to reach across partisan lines before moderate Republicans join with Democrats.
ACCESSION #
3818098

 

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