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Democrats Bristle at Nader's White House Run

Consumer advocate Ralph Nader's decision to run as an independent presidential candidate stirs consternation among Democrats hoping to unseat President Bush in November. Many Democrats blame Nader for siphoning votes away from Al Gore in the 2000 election and helping to send Bush to the White House. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and NPR News Analyst Cokie Roberts.

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Cokie Roberts was one of the 'Founding Mothers' of NPR who helped make that network one of the premier sources of news and information in this country. She served as a congressional correspondent at NPR for more than 10 years and later appeared as a commentator on Morning Edition. In addition to her work for NPR, Roberts was a political commentator for ABC News, providing analysis for all network news programming.