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Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., right, hands off a copy of the health care bill to an aide. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Rep. Joe Wilson

Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., right, hands off a copy of the health care bill to an aide.

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Political Junkie: What's The Deal With The Stupak Amendment?
NPR Political Editor Ken Rudin rounds up all the latest political news, and brings a trivia question, of course. Then Nancy Keenan, the president of NARAL Pro-Choice America will join us. Her group's unhappy with the Stupak Amendment in the health care bill passed by the House Saturday.

Seniors 'Get By' Greeting Troops In Bangor, Maine
A group of senior citizens has greeted more than 900,000 American troops at the Bangor International Airport. No matter what time the flights come in, someone's there to greet the soldiers. A new POV documentary, The Way We Get By, tells their story.

The House Health Care Bill: What's In, What's Out
Late last weekend, the House passed a sweeping health care bill by a narrow 220-215 vote. Now, the Senate must vote on some version — either the House bill, or its own. Neal Conan talks to NPR's Julie Rovner and Ron Elving about what's in the House bill, and the politics of health care in Congress.

On Hallowed Ground: The Story of Arlington National Cemetery
President Obama will visit Arlington National Cemetery today in observance of Veteran's Day, and lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Four million visitors pass through America's revered burial ground each year. We will speak with Robert M. Poole about his new book, Hallowed Ground, which traces the history of the nation's most celebrated military cemetery.



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