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Sat January 14, 2012

Breaking Down Bain Capital

Private equity firms are under the microscope this week as a pro-Gingrich superPAC hounds GOP candidate Mitt Romney for his role as head of Bain Capital. Weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz talks with Dan Primack, senior editor of Fortune Magazine, about how these firms operate and the legitimacy of these attacks.

Election 2012
2:00 pm
Sat January 14, 2012

Santorum Gets Backing From Social Conservatives

Originally published on Sat January 14, 2012 6:14 pm

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GUY RAZ, HOST:

Now, as the Romney campaign has been building momentum, religious conservatives remain deeply uncomfortable with him as the prospective Republican nominee. Today in Texas, evangelical leaders met. And as NPR's Joel Rose reports, they threw their support behind former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum.

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NPR Story
1:00 pm
Sat January 14, 2012

Italian Cruise Ship Runs Aground

Originally published on Sun January 15, 2012 11:58 am

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SCOTT SIMON, HOST:

This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News, I'm Scott Simon. An enormous cruise ship is lying on its side in the Mediterranean today. The Italian ship, Costa Concordia, ran aground off Italy's Tuscan coast, killing at least three people. Passengers described scenes reminiscent of the Titanic. Fabio Costa was working in a shop on the cruise liner when he felt a jolt.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:00 am
Sat January 14, 2012

Who's Carl This Time?

Carl reads three quotes from the week's news: New Hampshire News, A Sweet Goes Sour, and A New Baby State of Mind.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:00 am
Sat January 14, 2012

Opening Panel Round

Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: An unlikely Hip Hop battle.

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