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The Wonkish Ways Of D.C.'s Tech Scene05:52
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U.S. President Barack Obama participates in an interview with YouTube and Google from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, January 30, 2012. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. President Barack Obama participates in an interview with YouTube and Google from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, January 30, 2012. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
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When you think of the technology industry's boundary-breaking coalition of hackers and visionaries, Washington, D.C. may not exactly be the first place that comes to mind. It may not even be the ninth.

But Washington, the same home of deadlocked congresspeople and bureaucratic red tape, is also home to a unique technology hub more eager to work with lawmakers and lobbyists to navigate the most heavily regulated industries, including healthcare, education, energy and transportation.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Amy Schatz of Re/code for her look into the world of D.C. tech

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This segment aired on May 19, 2015.

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