Progressives, Paper Cuts And Elvis In Hawaii

President Obama pauses as he speaks about the fiscal cliff on Monday. Some progressives say the president was not aggressive enough with Republicans during budget talks and are hoping he is stronger in his second term. i i

President Obama pauses as he speaks about the fiscal cliff on Monday. Some progressives say the president was not aggressive enough with Republicans during budget talks and are hoping he is stronger in his second term. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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President Obama pauses as he speaks about the fiscal cliff on Monday. Some progressives say the president was not aggressive enough with Republicans during budget talks and are hoping he is stronger in his second term.

President Obama pauses as he speaks about the fiscal cliff on Monday. Some progressives say the president was not aggressive enough with Republicans during budget talks and are hoping he is stronger in his second term.

Charles Dharapak/AP

In this week's podcast of weekends on All Things Considered, why President Obama's second term may leave progressives disappointed. Then the paper industry once king in Wisconsin, now petering out. Plus, the King of Rock and Roll's epic day in music forty years ago: Elvis's Aloha from Hawaii.

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