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Jim Leach airs November 11

  • Aired: 11/10/2010
  • 00:30
  • Rating: NR
Jim Leach is a former Iowa congressman who's pro-choice and pro-stem cell research and pro-campaign finance reform, who voted against the use of force in Iraq and the 2003 tax cuts and Newt Gingrich for speaker. Did I mention he was a Republican? Today, he's President Obama's chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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