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The Madeleine Brand Show for August 1, 2011




A thumbs up to a debt ceiling deal from Senate Minority Leader, Senator Mitch McConnell on Sunday, but after weeks of negotiation, will President Obama get a thumbs up from the American public in 2012?
A thumbs up to a debt ceiling deal from Senate Minority Leader, Senator Mitch McConnell on Sunday, but after weeks of negotiation, will President Obama get a thumbs up from the American public in 2012?
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Parenting on the Edge: how do you talk to your kids when they confront racism or have questions about race? Hosni Mubarak is set to go on trial Wednesday. It's been six months since revolutions began in the Middle East and North Africa. We check in on how Egypt, Libya and Syria are faring. Sanden Totten looks at one of the state parks that's closing, the Salton Sea, John Rabe interviews author Lisa See and we get the latest on debt negotiations in Washington.