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Minnesota's Barkley Arrives for Interim Senate Term

Just days after being appointed by Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura to temporarily fill the seat of the late Sen. Paul Wellstone, Dean Barkley arrives in Washington to assume his duties. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Sen. Barkley.

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Prior to his retirement, Robert Siegel was the senior host of NPR's award-winning evening newsmagazine All Things Considered. With 40 years of experience working in radio news, Siegel hosted the country's most-listened-to, afternoon-drive-time news radio program and reported on stories and happenings all over the globe, and reported from a variety of locations across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia. He signed off in his final broadcast of All Things Considered on January 5, 2018.
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