It's All Politics, Nov. 29, 2012

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Susan Rice, ambassador to the United Nations, leaves the Capitol after meeting with members of the Senate on Nov. 28, 2012. i i
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Susan Rice, ambassador to the United Nations, leaves the Capitol after meeting with members of the Senate on Nov. 28, 2012.
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NPR's Ron Elving and Ken Rudin take you over the cliff in the latest podcast.

This week: a less-than-friendly reception for Susan Rice among Senate Republicans; some in the GOP declare their independence from the no-tax pledge; an update in the battle to succeed Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress; and the 2013 gubernatorial races in Virginia and New Jersey begin to take shape.