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Senate Defeats Arctic Refuge Oil Drilling

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Senate Defeats Arctic Refuge Oil Drilling

Senate Defeats Arctic Refuge Oil Drilling

Senate Defeats Arctic Refuge Oil Drilling

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The Senate narrowly defeats wording in a spending bill that would have permitted oil and gas exploration in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The votes of eight moderate Republicans help defeat the provision. NPR's David Welna reports.