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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.


For A Female Banker At The Top Of Her Game, What Does It Take To Stay There?

In the film Equity, investment banker Naomi Bishop navigates the male-dominated world of Wall Street. Screenwriter Amy Fox discusses the film and her research, which included many interviews with women who worked on Wall Street.

Salvage Supperclub: A High-End Dinner In A Dumpster To Fight Food Waste

The ingredients — think wilted basil, bruised plums, garbanzo bean water — sound less than appetizing. Whipped together, they're a tasty meal that show how home cooks can use often-tossed foods.

LISTEN: At The DNC, We Asked Women Why They Were Voting For Clinton

We asked women — as young as 4 and as old as 77 — how much the weight of history factored into their decision.

New Reports Of Hackers In Democratic Party Computer Systems

The Clinton campaign says its systems were not hit but that a program it uses was in the party's compromised system. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee was also hacked.

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