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Analysis: WAMU Reporters Break Down 2012 Election Results

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Democrats held some ground in Virginia, several major policy initiatives were approved in Maryland and an incumbent D.C. Council member was defeated in a general election for the first time in 15 years. WAMU 88.5 Maryland reporter Matt Bush, Virginia reporter Michael Pope and D.C. reporter Patrick Madden talk with WAMU's Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey to break down the election results. Listen to the full discussion here.

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Barry Meier: "Missing Man"

Nine years ago, former FBI agent Robert Levinson disappeared in Iran while on a mission for the CIA. The story of his secret journey to Iran, the CIA cover-up that followed and efforts to rescue the longest-held U.S. hostage.

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5,000-Year-Old Chinese Beer Recipe Revealed

Researchers discovered ancient "beer-making tool kits" in underground rooms built between 3400 and 2900 B.C. Analyses of funnels, pots and jugs show the brewers were using pretty advanced techniques.
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The Fight for D.C.'s Budget Freedom

Last week, a House committee with oversight of the District passed legislation that would block the ability of the Council to spend its own tax dollars.

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The U.S. Expands Ties To Vietnam

President Obama lifts the embargo against U.S. arms sales to Vietnam: Please join us to talk about what closer ties between the U.S. and Vietnam mean for trade, leverage on human rights and growing concerns over China's military expansion.

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