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Obama Promises To Address Climate Change This Time Around

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The president just got back from a trip to Europe meeting with G8 allies and he's off for another big trip soon, to Africa. Meanwhile, he's picking up an issue that critics in his own party say was given short shrift in his first term. Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin speaks with NPR's Mara Liasson about Obama's priorities in his second term.
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