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3:58 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

'Gang Of Eight' Trying To Steer Clear Of Fiscal Cliff

Originally published on Wed November 7, 2012 4:50 pm

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MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

Even during the heat of the campaign, a bipartisan group of eight senators was meeting to try to hash out a framework for deficit reduction to steer clear of that fiscal cliff. The so-called Gang of Eight - four Democrats and four Republicans - includes Senator Mark Warner, Democrat of Virginia, who joins me now. Welcome to the program.

SENATOR MARK WARNER: Thanks for having me, Melissa.

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A Blog Supreme
3:57 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

Late Returns From Election Night

Left to right: Tarus Mateen, Jason Moran, Donvonte McCoy, Nasheet Waits and Marshall Keys perform at the Kennedy Center's Election Night Jam.
Margot Schulman Courtesy of the Kennedy Center

Originally published on Wed November 7, 2012 9:56 pm

An Election Party With A Soundtrack

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Environment
3:54 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

Can Dumping Iron Into The Sea Fight Climate Change?

John Disney (second from left) looks over the underwater probe used in his company's ocean fertilization project, at a news conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, in October.
Andy Clark Reuters/Landov

Originally published on Wed November 7, 2012 4:50 pm

Environmental officials in Canada are investigating what some have called a "rogue climate change experiment." Over the summer, a native village on the coast of British Columbia dumped more than 100 tons of iron sulfate into the ocean. The idea was to cause a bloom of plankton, which would then capture greenhouse gases.

That's the theory, anyway. The reality is a bit more complicated.

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Politics
3:54 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

Author E.B. White On 'The Meaning Of Democracy'

Originally published on Wed November 7, 2012 4:50 pm

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MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

Last night in his victory speech to throngs of supporters in Chicago, President Obama responded to cynics who claimed that politics is nothing more than a contest of egos or the domain of special interests.

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Mountain Stage
3:36 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

JD McPherson On Mountain Stage

Brian Blauser Mountain Stage

Originally published on Thu June 19, 2014 1:36 pm

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