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MD, VA Senators Vote in Favor of Health Overhaul Bill

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All four U.S. Senators from our area -- Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski of Maryland and Senators Jim Webb and Mark Warner of Virginia -- voted in favor of the Senate health care overhaul bill this morning. The bill passed 60 to 39 along party lines. It will have to be reconciled with the House bill when Congress returns from its holiday break. Cardin spoke with WAMU's Matt McCleskey just after the vote -- about the tone on the Senate floor and what the bill will mean for our region...

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, July 29, 2015

You can hear classical Indian music or learn about the Arab influences of a traditional Spanish dance form. 

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The Democracy Of The Diner

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

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D.C. Council Member David Grosso

D.C. Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education David Grosso joins us to discuss local public policy issues, including the challenges facing D.C. Public Schools.

NPR

Twitter Faces Challenges As It tries To Balance Profitability, Popularity

The social network Twitter is popular with users, but that's not enough. It also needs to be profitable, and by its 140-character nature that's a challenge.

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