Congress Wrapping Up Legislation Before Holidays The Senate approved deficit cuts but rejected oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and also extended the USA Patriot Act just before Christmas break. Political experts discuss end-of-year legislation in the season of goodwill.
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Congress Wrapping Up Legislation Before Holidays

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Congress Wrapping Up Legislation Before Holidays

Congress Wrapping Up Legislation Before Holidays

Congress Wrapping Up Legislation Before Holidays

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The Senate approved deficit cuts but rejected oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and also extended the USA Patriot Act just before the Christmas break. Political experts discuss end-of-year legislation in the season of goodwill.

Guests:

Ken Rudin, NPR's political editor

Jack Pitney, professor of government at Claremont McKenna College