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Lott Expands on Apology for Segregation Remarks

Sen. Trent Lott (R-MS) reiterates and expands his apology for comments about the nation's racially segregated past. He rejects the idea that he should resign as Senate Majority Leader. Hear NPR's Debbie Elliott, E.J. Dionne of the Brookings Institution and Bill Kristol of The Weekly Standard.

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NPR National Correspondent Debbie Elliott can be heard telling stories from her native South. She covers the latest news and politics, and is attuned to the region's rich culture and history.