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Voting Underway in New York and New Jersey

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Super Tuesday voting is underway in New York and New Jersey, two of the 24 states participating in primaries and caucuses today.

REPORTER: In New York City, a Democratic stronghold, the contest between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama is tight, with plenty of voters heading into the voting booths still undecided. ...

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Giants and Fans Enjoy Victory Parade in Lower Manhattan

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

A heavy, gray sky did nothing to dull the mood in Lower Manhattan today, where thousands of football fans lined Lower Broadway to celebrate the Giants' Super Bowl victory Sunday with ticker tape and howls of joy.

REPORTER: At a celebration in front of City Hall, Mayor Bloomberg gave team members ...

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Albee Honored at Rainbow Room

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

REPORTER: Tyne Daly and Eartha Kitt - just some of the stars who gathered to toast Edward Albee at the Rainbow Room last night.

The evening was a birthday celebration for the playwright and soon-to-be octogenarian who's written modern classics including "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and "The Goat."

Albee's actual birthday ...

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Tough Fight Expected in New Jersey

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Today, both the Clinton and Obama presidential campaigns will be out in force at transit hubs across New Jersey to remind voters to go to the polls. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more.

It will be a grueling marathon until the polls close at 8 pm for the Obama and Clinton camps.

Get ...

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Age Plays Important Role

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

The age gap showed up in exit poll results for Democrats in New York and New Jersey. In New York, 3 in 5 voters over 60 chose Clinton, while 3 in 5 voters under 30 chose Barack Obama. In New Jersey exit polls, Obama got about 60% of voters ages ...

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Nurse Program Expanded

Monday, February 04, 2008

REPORTER: The Colorado-based program aims to improve the health of low-income first-time mothers and their children.

New York's partnership director Lisa Landau says it's a voluntary program.

LANDAU: Women are referred throughout the city - from health providers, from community-based organizations - and women can decide whether they're interested in the program.

The ...

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Final Flurry of Campaign Activity

Monday, February 04, 2008

On the final weekend before Tuesday's parimaries, the hometown favorite was taking nothing for granted. Hillary Clinton's campaign took to the streets to drum up support and to counteract Barack Obama volunteers who fanned out across the city en masse.

WNYC's Fred Mogul has more.

Obama supporters could be found at supermarkets, ...

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Vulnerability in Voting Machines

Monday, February 04, 2008

As voters head to the polls tomorrow, many will be facing new electronic voting machines. In New Jersey, this is the first presidential primary where voters in all of the state’s 21 counties will be voting on them. And, despite reassurances from election officials, some voters are seriously concerned that ...

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Writers Guild Deal

Monday, February 04, 2008

The settlement appears to be another step toward ending the national work stoppage by the Writers Guild of America that's brought film and television production on both coasts to a virtual standstill.

The announcement didn't offer details of the agreements, but said they were "similar" to agreements reached earlier between the ...

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Giants Win Super Bowl 42

Monday, February 04, 2008

REPORTER: The Giants are Super Bowl champions once again. They beat the previously undefeated Patriots, 17-14 in Glendale, Arizona last night for their 3rd Super Bowl title.

Quarterback Eli Manning was named MVP and rightly so, according to Eric Quatrone, a student at City College.

QUATRONE: We held 'em to 14 points. ...

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South Asians lean to Clinton... or Obama

Monday, February 04, 2008

South Asian immigrants in New York City are a small part of the city's population..but they are expected to play an outsized role in tomorrow's Super Tuesday primaries...especially for Democrats. WNYC's Arun Venugopal asked some South Asian Americans whether they were leaning toward Hillary...or Obama.

REPORTER: About 2 dozen people settle ...

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Obama, Clinton Supporters Hard at Work Before Primary

Monday, February 04, 2008

As Democrats Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama stumped through the Midwest yesterday, their supporters fanned out in heavily democratic New York City to drum out turnout on primary day.

WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein filed this report.

**WNYC's Fred Mogul contributed to this report.

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New Jersey Becomes Key Player

Monday, February 04, 2008

With just a day to go, 2 of the top contenders are coming to New Jersey.

Senator John McCain will address supporters at a firehouse in Hamilton, outside of Trenton.

Senator Barack Obama will rally his supporters at the Meadowlands.

Meanwhile, Senator Hillary Clinton will be at a Burlington County event, though via ...

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Preview of America's Exit Poll

Monday, February 04, 2008

One day to go until Super Tuesday.

What once appeared to be a chaotic scramble for the presidential candidates to get their party's nomination is now down to 2, 2-horse races - Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama for the Democrats and John McCain and Mitt Romney for the Republicans.

Some voters have ...

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McCain Campaigns in Connecticut

Sunday, February 03, 2008

GOP Presidential hopeful John McCain campaigned in Connecticut today. From WSHU in Fairfield, Connecticut, Craig LeMoult reports.

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Campaign Workers Fan Out Across the City

Sunday, February 03, 2008

With two days to go before tri-state residents vote in presidential primaries, Hillary Clinton's campaign organized caravans up Broadway, at Columbus Circle, and in Washington Heights.

REPORTER: Small detachments of Barack Obama supporters also fanned out across the city today, trying to rally voters to the party primary polls. Manhattan retiree ...

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Daily News Endorses Hillary Clinton

Sunday, February 03, 2008

As tri-state area residents prepare to vote in presidential primaries on Tuesday, Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton has picked up an endorsement from The New York Daily News. The paper says her experience in the White House and tenure in the US Senate give her an edge over Illlinois Senator Barack ...

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Clinton Gets Support from Manhattan Latinos

Sunday, February 03, 2008

Clinton supporters plan to march from Herald Square to Columbus Circle Sunday. The New York Senator got support from a group of elected officials and Latinos in upper Manhattan Saturday night. WNYC's Elaine Rivera reports.

REPORTER: It was one of numerous events being held throughout the weekend for both Clinton and ...

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New York's Latino Evangelicals Consider the Presidential Candidates

Sunday, February 03, 2008

The rhetoric about illegal immigration among Republican presidential candidates is eroding Latino support for the GOP, even among conservative Latino Christians. As part of the occasional series "Feet in Two Worlds", Lorenzo Morales, a reporter with El Diario/La Prensa, reports on New York's more than 50-thousand registered Latino Evangelical voters ...

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Alma Rangel Endorses Barack Obama

Sunday, February 03, 2008

Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel is one of Senator Hillary Clinton's strongest supporters. But his wife has endorsed Senator Barack Obama.

REPORTER: In a statement released Friday, Alma Rangel, said the Illinois Senator because he's part of a new generation of leaders who can transform the country. At a Latinos for Hillary ...

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