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Frist Assumes Senate Majority Leadership

Sen. Bill Frist (R-TN) is voted the new leader of the Republican majority once the 108th Congress convenes in two weeks. The heart surgeon was chosen in a highly unusual conference call of most of the 51 Republican senators. NPR's David Welna reports.

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