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Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., ran unopposed for the position of House Democratic leader. He replaces Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who announced she would not run for the top leadership post after Democrats lost control of the House in the midterms.
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Jeffries will replace Rep. Nancy Pelosi as the top elected Democratic leader. He represents a generational shift and faces challenges in a GOP House in January.
On Tuesday afternoon the Senate will consider the Respect For Marriage Act, a bill to require that all states recognize same-sex and interracial marriages preformed in any other state.
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In an aerial view, freight rail cars sit in a rail yard near shipping containers on Nov. 22in Wilmington, Calif.
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The House cleared an effort that would force unions to accept the tentative agreement between railroad managers and their workers, and make a potential imminent strike illegal.
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The Local Groove features music written and recorded by musicians with roots in central and northern Pennsylvania, Saturday nights at 9:00 on WPSU.

The show features many genres: rock, blues, jazz and more. If you're from the area and you’d like WPSU to consider your recordings for the show, submit your music online today at wpsu.org/localgroove.
Enjoy the Saturday afternoon Folk Show every summer and fall, until the Met Opera season begins again. You'll hear The Folk Show, hosted by local volunteers, Saturday afternoons from 1 to 5 (through December 3) & Sunday nights at 10:00 (year-round) on WPSU-FM.
The Metropolitan Opera season of radio broadcasts begins Saturday, December 10 on WPSU-FM, and continues through June 10. During that time, the Saturday afternoon edition of The Folk Show will take its annual hiatus. Click below for the 2022-2023 schedule of Saturday afternoon Met Opera broadcasts.
The new host of Poetry Moment is poet Todd Davis. He has lived and worked along the Allegheny Front between Bellwood and Tipton for 20 years. Davis brings us work by Pennsylvania poets on Poetry Moment, Monday mornings at 7:45 and Monday afternoons at 4:44 beginning August 29th on WPSU.
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Planetary Radio is a half-hour program produced by the Planetary Society. The show focuses on space exploration and the scientists and visionaries who lead it. Each week’s program includes a commentary from Bill Nye, The Science Guy.
Now you can hear Fresh Air withTerry Gross every weekday. Listen for Fresh Air every Monday through Friday at 12 noon on WPSU-FM.
Find out what's happening in Central & Northern PA on WPSU's Community Calendar! Submit your group's event at least 2 weeks in advance, and you might hear it announced on WPSU-FM.
Check out WPSU's short digital stories highlighting the arts, culture, science and activities in central Pennsylvania and beyond.
WPSU Passport is a new member benefit that gives members contributing a minimum of $60 annually to WPSU extended access to an on-demand library of quality public television programming online.