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Eileen Markey

Eileen Markey appears in the following:

Handicapping the Midterms

Friday, October 15, 2010

WNYC
I think a lot of voters find it very satisfying when the big spender doesn't manage to spend his or her way into office and it does not seem that these ads are finding their mark. - ...

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In Uncontested Races, An Election But No Choice

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

WNYC
In many New York elections, voters have no choice of candidates, as Senate and Assembly members run unopposed in specially-drawn electoral districts they are sure to win.

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Comptrolling Albany: DiNapoli vs. Wilson

Monday, October 11, 2010

WNYC
I worked to restructure broken companies, which is why I am running for New York State comptroller — to help restructure the broken operations of New York State. -Harry Wilson, Repub...

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Judging Judges

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

WNYC
Judges will often engage in behavior to make sure they stay below the radar, that they don't make a controversial decision. And that means for example, often times much harsher senten...

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Walter Mondale Can't Abide Intolerance — or Secrets

Monday, October 04, 2010

WNYC
I can't really abide the kind of intolerance and rigidity and kind of shouting. I just wasn't raised that way. The only way to get anywhere is to talk. Judge Learned Hand, the famous ...

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Debating Immigration in the New York Election

Monday, October 04, 2010

WNYC
There is no such things as too many immigrants. This is a country of immigrants. the question is illegal immigration. That's what we oppose. Not immigration. Of course not. -Randy Al...

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Obama Voters Waiting for Inspiration

Friday, October 01, 2010

WNYC
"So this is incumbent upon us to do our part to get people out, to let them know, yes, maybe the president hasn't lived up to their expectations, but we can point out why. But thi...

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30 Issues in 30 Days: Getting Housing Finance Right

Monday, September 27, 2010

WNYC
"If we decide that the government should remain in housing finance, we are going to run into exactly the same problem, some crisis in the future, because government's involvement crea...

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New School Nutrition Bill: Better Lunch, Less for Dinner

Monday, September 27, 2010

WNYC
"It's ironic that we would want to improve nutrition for children and then take away parents' ability to buy them nutritious food." -Aine Duggan vice president of the Food Bank for...

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Did Andrew Cuomo Feed the Subprime Crisis?

Monday, September 27, 2010

WNYC
"This is a pernicious practice. It's being somewhat cleaned up just now, but you are absolutely correct there is no justification for that. I won't speak for his motives, I don't know...

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P.J. O'Rourke Says Tea Party is Good for Democracy

Monday, September 27, 2010

WNYC
Tea Party has definately increased political involvement, not only among Tea Party members but among people who oppose the Tea Party members. -P. J. O'Rourke political humorist and...

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Two Republican Takes on Pledge to America

Friday, September 24, 2010

WNYC
What the pledge does do is a very healthy step in the right direction. It says no taxes increase in a recession. It says we have to focus on creating jobs. It says we have to control ...

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Gingrich defines Anti-colonialism, Calls Obama Radical

Friday, September 24, 2010

WNYC
It means you start out every morning with a belief that the West somehow exploited the rest of the world and therefore the West is not worthy of equal treatment. -Former House Speake...

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Paladino Has Newt's Support

Friday, September 24, 2010

WNYC
If you want to rebuild jobs in New York State, Carl Paladino is the only choice in the election. -Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on The Brian Lehrer Show

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Jon Stewart, Political Leader? What Do You Think?

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

WNYC
We spend so much time running to the extremes that we no longer are able to relate to the other side. When you hang a label on yourself, or on someone else it's usually based on some ...

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30 Issues in 30 Days: Does a Tax on the Wealthy Mean a Tax on Small Business?

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

WNYC
We've been at recessionary levels basically since September 2008 and having a real hard time for small businesses to dig their way out of a really tough economic stretch. And so I thi...

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O'Donnell Aside, Don't Dismiss Tea Party, Pundits Say

Monday, September 20, 2010

WNYC
I think people, especially in New York City are misunderstanding the Tea Party and misunderstanding the candidates, and I think they seem to be the only people whom a large percentage...

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Jimmy Carter on Iran, Hostages and the Hikers

Monday, September 20, 2010

WNYC
I don’t call them hostages now. They’re just prisoners who violated Iran’s sovereignty by crossing the border between Iraq and Iran, inadvertently they claim, and I go along with that...

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Strong TEA or Weak GOP? What Paladino Means

Friday, September 17, 2010

WNYC
Carl Paladino is giving voice to how much people in New York, particularly upstate, just feel like Albany just cannot, absolutely, represent their interests. -Liz Benjamin, host of C...

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Republican Big "Cautiously Optimistic" for November

Friday, September 17, 2010

WNYC
I'm cautiously optimistic, but strongly so, that Republicans in the House are going to do so well in November. People are tired of the old politics of villainization, of attacks and t...

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