Trent Lott, the conservative legislator from Mississippi is now the most powerful member of the Senate — the Majority leader. Lott, who campaigned intensely for the leadership position, is a close ally of House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Joining us to analyze his rapid ascent and this latest generational, ideological and regional shift of power in the Senate. With Pacifica National Affairs Correspondent Larry Bensky.
StoryJul 21, 2017