December 15, 2017: Hour 142:00

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In hour one of Here & Now's Dec. 15, 2017 full broadcast, Jesse Holland of The Associated Press and Brian Bennett of The Los Angeles Times join us to round up the week in politics, including Roy Moore's defeat in the Alabama special Senate election and lawmakers finalizing the GOP tax cut bill. Also, researchers say Patagonia's lawsuit against President Trump over shrinking national monuments is another example of companies taking a more public stance on political and social issues. And PepsiCo preordered 100 Tesla electric Semi trucks this week, the largest order so far. We hear from one analyst about how electric trucks could change the trucking industry. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook and Tumblr.

This program aired on December 15, 2017.

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