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Analysis: Who Is Pushing Climate Change On The Hill And Who Isn't

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A group of Democratic senators including Ben Cardin of Maryland and Tim Kaine of Virginia are preparing for an all-nighter at the Capitol tonight. Senators say they plan to hold the floor until at least 9 a.m. Tuesday morning to get the issue of climate change on Congress’s agenda.

Roll Call's Hawkings Here columnist David Hawkings talks with WAMU host Matt McCleskey about how the all-nighter will affect environmental policy debates in Congress and why the region's other two Democratic senators — Mark Warner of Virginia and Barbara Mikulski of Maryland — aren't getting involved.

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Many Comedians Have 'The Daily Show' To Thank For Their Thriving Careers

As Jon Stewart's final week hosting The Daily Show gets underway, we examine the show's legacy and the many careers and spinoffs it's launched.
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Confronting A Shortage Of Eggs, Bakers Get Creative With Replacements

Eggs are becoming more expensive and scarce recently because so many chickens have died from avian flu. So bakers, in particular, are looking for cheaper ingredients that can work just as well.
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How Artificial Intelligence And Robots Will Impact Jobs And How We Think About Work

Many experts say artificial intelligence and robots will displace jobs at a faster and faster pace over the coming decade. What changes in technology could mean for how we work.

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How Artificial Intelligence And Robots Will Impact Jobs And How We Think About Work

Many experts say artificial intelligence and robots will displace jobs at a faster and faster pace over the coming decade. What changes in technology could mean for how we work.

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