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Power Breakfast for December 15, 2009

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Far from Copenhagen, this morning the Senate's energy committee convenes to talk nukes. Three bills are pending that would boost funding for research, and lay groundwork for more nuclear power in the U-S energy "mix." Support for building more nuclear plants as one step toward energy independence is most widespread among Republicans.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports...

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