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Democrats and Republicans don't often see eye-to-eye on many issues. The economy, immigration and the environment are among the topics that lead to polarized politics.

Reporter Ashley Ahearn of Here & Now contributor KUOW invited two state senators from Washington state - one Republican and one Democrat - to sit down over a beer to discuss one of the most contentious issues in their legislature: climate change.


  • Ashley Ahearn, environment reporter at KUOW and part of the multimedia collaborative project EarthFix. She tweets @aahearn.

This segment aired on February 10, 2015.

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