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Janet Babin

Economic Development Reporter, WNYC News

Janet Babin is a reporter at WNYC covering economic development.

Before joining WNYC, she was a reporter for American Public Media's Marketplace.  Janet has also worked as a producer and guest host on APM's The Story.  She's reported on many stories for various NPR programs.  Janet was a Gerald Loeb Awards finalist for her reporting on merchant power plants

Her business reporting at WNYC earned Janet a Front Page award for specialized reporting from the Newswomen's Club of New York.

Janet Babin appears in the following:

A Blitz of Campaigning Ahead of New York Primary

Monday, April 18, 2016

The presidential candidates and their surrogates are fanning out across the region as voters prepare to head to the polls Tuesday.

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Republican Candidates Prepare for Their New York Moment

Sunday, April 17, 2016

WNYC reporters discuss the GOP field as New York's primary nears.

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Trump's Deal-Making Confidence, From 1989 to Now

Friday, April 15, 2016

Donald Trump once boasted that he'd make a great negotiator with the Soviet Union because "it would take an hour and a half to learn everything there is to learn about missiles."

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The Donald Trump New Yorkers Know Best

Thursday, April 14, 2016

To the rest of the world, he may be a television celebrity. But New Yorkers know him as a homegrown dealmaker.

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Trump Fires Up 'Hometown' Crowd — and Protesters — on Long Island

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

At a rally in Bethpage, the GOP presidential contender  — and Queens native  — said "it's good to be home," ahead of New York's April 19th primary.

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What Donald Trump's Four Bankruptcies Say About the Deal Maker

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Donald Trump said his company bankruptcies didn't harm anyone, but some creditors lost millions on those deals.

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Cruz Touting Trump's Democratic Ties

Friday, March 25, 2016

Texas Senator Ted Cruz is running ads in New York about Donald Trump's contributions to Democrats.

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As Donald Trump Rises, So Do Prices for Books About Him

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Got an old book about Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump? You might want to dust it off and sell it on E-Bay or Amazon.

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Long Islanders Say None of the Above for President

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Many independent Long Island voters don't like either likely choice in the U.S. Presidential election.

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Super Tuesday Pushes Race Closer to New York-New York Election

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump win 7 out of 12 states. Tuesday's results point to a general election where New York may be strangely relevant. 

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The Koch Brothers Hate Trump But Their Tea Party Doesn't

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

The billionaire brothers have lost control of the movement they helped to create.

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Media Struggle With How to Cover Trump

Friday, February 12, 2016

News outlets cannot decide whether Donald Trump is a joke, a demagogue, or the next Republican nominee for U.S. President.

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For Donald Trump, Failure Is Not an Option

Monday, February 08, 2016

Donald Trump doesn't acknowledge failure, but it happens to him, just like everyone else.

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Fair Play: Donald Trump's Golf Antics Scrutinized

Friday, January 29, 2016

Donald Trump is accused of cheating on the golf course; but what constitutes cheating is up for interpretation.

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Palin Endorsement Could Sway NYC Evangelicals to Trump's Side

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Trump said Tuesday he expects the Palin endorsement will win him votes.

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Poll Finds Christie Struggles, Trump Surges in New Hampshire

Monday, January 11, 2016

NH voters care most about terrorism, but don't see Christie as the solution, according to Monmouth University poll.

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Lapsed Democrats and Independents Driving Trump Support

Friday, January 08, 2016

A bastion of Trump support turns out to be the blue state of New York.

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As Freeze Hits, Cuomo Orders Homeless Off Streets

Sunday, January 03, 2016

Governor Andrew Cuomo's executive order requiring cities to shelter the homeless in freezing weather takes effect Tuesday.

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Bratton and Kelly Spar Over Crime Statistics

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly has accused the de Blasio administration of fudging crime stats to make the city appear safer. 

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In New York, Other Candidates Tower Over Trump

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

A Siena College poll finds most New Yorkers believe Donald J. Trump will not be elected president.

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