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Musician James Taylor on His Involvement in Politics

Washington, DC
Friday, December 7, 2012

Award-winning singer, songwriter and guitarist James Taylor delivers a National Press Club Luncheon address Friday on "Election Reform," and his involvement in politics.

After the U.S. Supreme Court of Bush v. Gore decided the 2000 presidential election, several groups have tried to reform the country's electoral system. Taylor discusses how Congress and the country could change the way Americans choose their President. 

Following his remarks, Taylor responded to questions submitted by members of the audience.

Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 3:33pm (ET)

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