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Capitol Hill Update: Iraq Funding, Climate Change, Immigration Legislation, Slave Contributions

Lawmakers ponder more money for the military conflict in Iraq; Senator Barbara Boxer advocates a "cap and trade" system to reduce pollution; Congressman Brian Bilbray co-sponsors immigration legislati

Capitol Hill Update: Iraq Funding, Climate Change, Immigration Legislation, Slave Contributions

Alison St John (Guest Host): Our elected representatives in Washington, D.C. have just one more week to get things done before the Thanksgiving recess. What issues are uppermost in their minds, and what deadlines are they up against?

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  • Eric Niiler, assignment editor for Capitol News Connection , which provides Capitol Hill coverage to KPBS and other public radio stations.