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Profiling A Shooter: 'Needle In A Haystack'

After an elementary school shooting in Connecticut, Americans continue to struggle to understand why it happened and how to prevent future tragedies. Host Michel Martin discusses the shooting with author Paul Barrett, journalist Craig Whitney and psychiatrist Carl Bell. They talk about the politics and psychology of America's gun culture.
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The Politics And Psychology Of Gun Culture

Host Michel Martin continues the conversation on America's gun culture. She speaks with author Paul Barrett, journalist Craig Whitney and psychiatrist Carl Bell.
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Why Not Raise Capital Gains Taxes?

As a part of the series, "Why Not," Tell Me More is looking at policies that were once untouchable but now may be on the table. Today, NPR Correspondent Tamara Keith and Emory Law Professor Dorothy Brown dig into the pros-and-cons of raising taxes on capital gains and dividends.
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Egypt At A Constitutional Crossroads

Kojo talks with Egyptian-American journalists and academics about the stakes in Cairo and Washington.

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Analysis: Lawmakers Likely To Reevaluate Gun Control After Newtown Shooting

David Hawkings, editor of the CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing, talks about what Obama and lawmakers plan to do regarding gun control in the wake of the shooting at Newtown, Conn.

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Rep. Tim Scott Named To Replace DeMint In Senate

Republican Sen. Jim DeMint is stepping down to be president of the Heritage Foundation. Scott is a freshman congressman and will be the Senate's only African-American.
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Boehner Floats Tax Rate Hike For Highest Earners

The House speaker is showing new flexibility on tax rates in talks with President Obama on the "fiscal cliff." Boehner has proposed allowing income tax rates to increase on people making more than $1 million a year as long as the president agreed to substantial spending cuts.
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What Obama Could Do, As Chief Consoler

Host Guy Raz speaks with NPR's Scott Horsley about President Obama's role as the nations consoler-in-chief and what meaningful action the president can take on the issue of gun control.

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