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It's All Politics, Nov. 8, 2012

Election Day has come and gone, but NPR's Ron Elving and Ken Rudin are still trying to make sense of it all. Was it close? Well, a 50-to-48 percent popular-vote edge for President Obama certainly indicates that. But the Electoral College split was another story.
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With Budget Cuts Looming, Is Science A Lame Duck?

If Congress fails to act, some $15 billion will be cut from science funding in January 2013. Physics professor and Beltway insider Michael Lubell talks about how science can escape that "fiscal cliff," and what to expect for climate change, healthcare and space under four more years of President Obama.
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Congresswoman-Elect Grace Meng On 'Girl Power'

With the electorate becoming more diverse, so are the people they're electing to represent them. Host Michel Martin speaks with congresswoman-elect Grace Meng. She's part of the new group of female lawmakers heading to Washington and the first Asian American to represent New York in Congress.
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Cleaning Up Rockaway, Bucket By Bucket

Tell Me More producer Amita Parashar shares her experience visiting Rockaway Beach in New York to help her family clean up after Superstorm Sandy.
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No Federal Charges Against Syracuse Coach

Local prosecutors had earlier said they couldn't pursue charges related to alleged sexual abuse because the statute of limitations had passed. Federal authorities aren't saying why they have also declined to prosecute Bernie Fine. He has always said he's innocent.
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Lt. Col. Herbert Carter, One Of The Last Tuskegee Airmen, Dies

Carter flew 77 missions over Europe during World War II. He was among the 33 men who were the first African-American fighter pilots in U.S. history.

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