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Dean, Nader Debate Role of Third Parties

Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader and Howard Dean, the ex-governor of Vermont and former Democratic presidential candidate, debate the role of third parties in U.S. elections. Dean argues that Nader's candidacy could help re-elect President Bush in November. Nader says both parties are too beholden to corporate interests. Hear NPR's Mara Liasson.

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Mara Liasson is a national political correspondent for NPR. Her reports can be heard regularly on NPR's award-winning newsmagazine programs Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Liasson provides extensive coverage of politics and policy from Washington, DC — focusing on the White House and Congress — and also reports on political trends beyond the Beltway.