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Furor over Lott's Remarks Splits Lawmakers

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus seek a formal censure of Sen. Trent Lott (R-MS) for remarks that appeared to endorse America's segregated past. President Bush publicly rebuked his fellow Republican Thursday. Calls for Lott to step down as Senate majority leader draw a mixed response from his colleagues. Hear more from NPR's Bob Edwards and David Welna.

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