Congress and the Presidency
GUESTS: ILONA NICKELS *Resident Congressional Scholar, C-Span REPRESENTATIVE JIM LEACH *Republican Congressman from Iowa REPRESENTATIVE MARTIN FROST *Democratic Congressman from Texas *Democratic Caucus Chairman On December 18th electors will cast their vote for president. If they can't choose a winner, the new House of Representatives will decide who will be the next president. Each state gets one vote and the candidate who gets the majority of votes wins the White House. But there could be unprecedented complications. Join Juan Williams and members of Congress for a look at what happens if the House has to pick the next president of the United States.
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