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With Congressional election-reform efforts falling by the wayside and President George W. Bush’s approval rating higher than a first-term Bill Clinton’s, it’s easy to imagine only lawyers and professional politicos still arguing about Bush vs. Gore—that is, unless politicians can manage to keep it alive as a campaign issue. Al Gore’s presidential campaign manager, Donna Brazile, has moved on from the former-veep’s team. But she’s still got a fire in her belly about that whole election thing, and you can catch her addressing the topic: “Election Reform: How Do We Do Better Next Time?” at a National Press Club luncheon this afternoon. Don’t forget to bring your questions on butterfly ballots, and chads, when she speaks at 12:30 p.m. at the National Press Club’s Ballroom, 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor. $35. For reservations call (202) 662-7501. (Garance Franke-Ruta)