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Stimulus plan set for vote in Senate

The economic stimulus bill faces its key test vote in the Senate today. Here with a road map for the negotiations ahead are David Herszenhorn of the New York Times and Jay Newton-Small, Washington Correspondent for Time Magazine.

Conflict & Justice

Science: A Brain's Appetite

New studies suggest that in matters of weight loss, will power could lose out to brainpower. Joining The Takeaway to talk about the brains behind our bulk is science contributor Jonah Lehrer and Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich.

The Election and the Environment

Voters said they want change and they got it. But will that change the country's direction on energy and the environment? Democrats are poised to take control of both houses of Congress and they say they have an ambitious agenda for a clean path to energy