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Christina M. Russo

Christina M. Russo appears in the following:

The Future of the Kennedy Dynasty

Friday, August 14, 2009

As hundreds turned out for Eunice Kennedy Shriver's public wake on Thursday, we look at what her death means for one of the greatest political dynasties in the history of the United States. Political columnist Joan Vennochi of the Boston Globe joins us with a look at who stands to inherit the Kennedy crown.

If you weren't able to attend Ms. Shriver's wake, here's the coverage from the Cape Cod Times:

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Beer Summit Reactions from Detroit Bars

Friday, July 31, 2009

President Obama, Sgt. James Crowley and Henry Louis Gates Jr. met for a long anticipated beer last night outside the Oval Office. The Takeaway covered reactions to this from bar-goers in Boston and now talks with Detroit News Reporter Charlie LeDuff about what people said in the bars in Detroit.

"We've got a professor with an over-inflated opinion of himself, a cop who's a bigot, a president who shouldn't have put his foot in it, and in the end we're in the same place we were yesterday."
—Charlie LeDuff on Detroit's reaction to the beer summit

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Last Call: Reactions to the Beer Summit

Friday, July 31, 2009

As President Obama and Vice President Biden welcomed Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr and police Sergeant James Crowley to the beer summit, people were joining them in spirit at bars across Boston. Radio Reporter Philip Martin was there to get a take on what people hoped the meeting would accomplish.

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problems at polls

Monday, November 03, 2008

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George Packer

Friday, October 31, 2008

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America's Exit Poll

Friday, October 31, 2008

Early voters. They just keep on voting... The Takeaway continues talking to those who've already cast their ballot for president.

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International Journalists on Election

Thursday, October 30, 2008

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America's Exit Poll

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Election day is November 4, 2008, but scores of voters — for a variety of reasons — have already voted. The Takeaway is talking with them about which presidential candidate they checked the box for — and why.

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Close Senate Races

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Three southern states are emerging as ones to watch for the U.S. Senate race: Kentucky, Mississippi and Georgia. Depending on who wins the seats up for grabs, the end result might mean a Democratic 60-seat, filibuster-proof "supermajority."

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America's Exit Poll

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Early voters are casting their ballots in record numbers. The Takeaway asks why they voted early and what it was like — and, of course, who they voted for.

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undecided

Monday, October 27, 2008

With records being set every day by scores of early voters rushing to cast their vote, it's hard to believe there's such a thing as an undecided voter.

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U.S. Election Abroad

Monday, October 27, 2008

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Election Reform

Friday, October 24, 2008

Yale Law School professor Heather Gerken is an election law expert who says the U.S. election system is in rough shape. She has some simple ideas on how to fix it. Heather Gerken took your questions on the voting process and election reform. View the archived Q&A here.

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Q&A with Yale's Heather Gerken on the voting process and election reform

Friday, October 24, 2008

Yale Law School professor Heather Gerken took your questions on the voting process and how to fix it, Friday, October 24, 2008, at 10 a.m. (Eastern).
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Early voting

Friday, October 24, 2008

Early voters are turning out like never before, which could lead to a record-setting overall election turnout. Why is it happening? A black presidential candidate (Barack Obama), a female presidential candidate (ultimately, not Hillary Clinton), an energizing and polarizing VP candidate (Sarah Palin)? And what does the high turnout mean?

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early voting

Friday, October 24, 2008

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Early voters

Thursday, October 23, 2008

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Early voter

Monday, October 20, 2008

Election Day is November 4th, but scores of voters — for a wide variety of reasons — have already voted. The Takeaway talks with them about which presidential candidate they checked the box for — and why.

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Early voters make their case: A vote for McCain in Chicago

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Election day is November 4, 2008, but scores of voters — for a variety of reasons — have already voted. The Takeaway is talking with them about which presidential candidate they checked the box for — and why.

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What Ohio's voter-matching verdict means for the election

Thursday, October 16, 2008

A recent ruling in Ohio by a federal appeals court has ruled in favor of the Republican Party. Thousands of new voter registrations now need to be reviewed to prevent voter fraud. Critics of the ruling say it’s unnecessary and could result in purging legitimate voters from the rolls.

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