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Opinion: Where did all of the political debates go?

NPR's Scott Simon ponders a diminishing and vanishing election year tradition: candidate debates.

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Opinion: Where did all of the political debates go?

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An aerial view of the BR-319 highway where it meets the Igapó Açu River in São Sebastião, Brazil, on Sept. 24. The community is a stopping point for travelers and tourists. Bruno Kelly for NPR hide caption

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A Brazilian road project cuts through the Amazon, paving the way to vast deforestation

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