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Analysis: Breaking Down The Democratic Victory In Virginia

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Democrat Terry McAuliffe narrowly defeated his Republican opponent to become the next governor of Virginia. Once all votes were counted, McAuliffe led Cuccinelli by 2.5 percentage points in an unofficial tally. Meanwhile, the Democrats won the lieutenant governor's race, but neither candidate has conded in the attorney general's election.

Josh Kraushaar, editor-in-chief of National Journal's Hotline, joins WAMU's Matt Bush to discuss the results and the national political implications.


Cosby Admitted Giving Woman Quaaludes

The comedian testified in 2005 he got the sedative with the intent of giving it to women with whom he wanted to have sex.

Mechanization Brings Quick Change To Borneo Region Known For 'Slow Rice'

A company is introducing mechanized rice farming to the interior of Malaysian Borneo for the first time. Scientists say the change may damage the bonds between the local people and their environment.
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New Challenges To Recycling In The United States

Falling commodity prices are putting a squeeze on American recycling companies. What this means for cities, counties and the future of recycling programs in the United States.

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UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski

Kojo chats with Freeman Hrabowski, the president of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, about the future of higher education - and what he's doing to steer African-American students into science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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