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Gephardt to Give Up House Leadership Post

Rep. Dick Gephardt (D-MO) is expected to announce that he will no longer serve as House Democratic leader. Gephardt's decision comes after midterm elections in which Democrats lost seats in the House of Representatives. NPR's Bob Edwards speaks with NPR's 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.