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Analysis: McAuliffe Joins Republicans In Calling For Offshore Drilling

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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is joining a coalition of governors asking the Interior Department to finalize rules that would allow for more oil and gas drilling along the Atlantic coast. McAuliffe is the only Democrat in the group of governors from Mid-Atlantic and Gulf states. But the Virginia governor's support for offshore drilling could face some resistance from lawmakers north of the Potomac.

Alex Bolton, senior staff writer for The Hill, speaks with WAMU's Pat Brogan about the offshore prospects in our region.

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'The Terror Years' Traces The Rise Of Al-Qaida And ISIS

Lawrence Wright's new book collects his essays for The New Yorker on the growth of terrorism in the Middle East, from the Sept. 11 attacks to the recent beheadings of journalists and aid workers.
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Berkeley's Soda Tax Appears To Cut Consumption Of Sugary Drinks

According to a new study, the nation's first soda tax succeeded in cutting consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages. But there's uncertainty about whether the effect will be permanent.
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Questions About Hillary Clinton’s Newly Uncovered Emails

A federal judge orders a review of nearly fifteen thousand recently discovered Hillary Clinton emails from her time as Secretary of State. A new batch related to the Clinton Foundation was also released. Join us to discuss ongoing questions.

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Questions About Hillary Clinton’s Newly Uncovered Emails

A federal judge orders a review of nearly fifteen thousand recently discovered Hillary Clinton emails from her time as Secretary of State. A new batch related to the Clinton Foundation was also released. Join us to discuss ongoing questions.

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