News From Washington, Evers Plan To Plant Millions Of Trees

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The U.S. Capitol in Washington is illuminated as the debt-limit stalemate continues Saturday night, July 30, 2011. J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo

President Joe Biden is set to deliver his first address before a joint session of Congress Wednesday night. We’ll hear what to watch for from an NPR political correspondent. And, we’ll talk about Gov. Evers’ plan to plant tens of millions of trees in less than a decade.

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  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Domenico Montanaro Guest
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