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Te'o Drama Is Telling In More Ways Than One

In her 'Can I Just Tell You' essay, host Michel Martin says the Manti Te'o fake-girlfriend-drama is just another piece of evidence that adults have failed when it comes to teaching kids about sexuality.
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Week In News: Speculating On Obama's Second Term

With just a couple of days before President Obama receives his second inaugural parade, weekends on All Things Considered host Jacki Lyden speaks with James Fallows of The Atlantic about whether we can expect Obama's second term to fall into the same patterns as previous second-term presidents. Historically, the second term has an emphasis on foreign policy and is often riddled with scandal.
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The Reselling Of Lance: A Job Too Big Even For Oprah

The rapid rollout of an apology tour that culminates with Thursday's airing of his sit-down with Oprah Winfrey gives us a front-row seat to the workings of the modern-day reputation reset. But just what can the hyperaggressive Lance Armstrong accomplish with this orchestrated stab at humility?
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Gun Supporters Dig In Their Heels

Vice President Biden is expected to make his recommendations about ways to curb gun violence Tuesday. Over the weekend, the protagonists played out the debate on the Sunday TV shows.
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Week In News: The Debt Ceiling Whack-A-Mole

With yet another impasse over the debt ceiling looming, the White House may be forced to mull some strange solutions, but it won't be a $1 trillion coin. Weekends on All Things Considered host Jacki Lyden speaks with James Fallows of The Atlantic about the other options on table.
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Politics In The News

For more about the week ahead in politics, Renee Montagne talks to regular Morning Edition contributor Cokie Roberts.

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