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Jen Poyant

Executive Producer, Note to Self

Jen Poyant appears in the following:

RNC Chairmanship up for grabs

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

The Republican National Committee begins its winter meeting today and by the end of the week they will have elected a new chairman. The race for the chairmanship has just started to h...

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Obama courts the GOP

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

The President will meet with Republican House and Senate members today in the hopes of selling them on his stimulus package. GOP party leaders have so far been unswayed. One of the la...

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The menu for the Year of the Ox

Monday, January 26, 2009

Today marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year and according to the lunar calendar it’s the Year of the Ox. In Chinese astrology, the ox represents perseverance, patience, balance ...

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Blagojevich impeachment trial gets underway

Monday, January 26, 2009

Things aren’t looking good for Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, whose impeachment trial starts today. His lawyer, high profile defense attorney Ed Genson, has stepped down. And a fe...

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Small change can mean big change in the right hands

Thursday, January 22, 2009

President Obama’s $825 billion stimulus package includes $300 billion in tax cuts, which would come to the American spending public in the form of rebates. But history proves that ref...

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A big vision for the future: a billion glasses for those in need

Thursday, January 22, 2009

In sub-Saharan Africa vision and eye care services are costly and hard to come by. While 60-70% of people in wealthy nations wear corrective lenses, only 5% of people in the developin...

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Where the jobs are

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

When considering places to look for work cities like Rapid City, South Dakota and Idaho Falls, Idaho might not jump to mind immediately, but maybe they should. A new report out this w...

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Order in the court: Former Guantanamo prosecutor says evidence is in chaos

Thursday, January 15, 2009

This week a former military prosecutor filed a federal court declaration stating that evidence against detainees is in such chaos that it’s impossible to build a fair case. The ex-pro...

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Hilda Solis heads to the Hill for confirmation hearings

Friday, January 09, 2009

Confirmation hearings for Representative Hilda Solis, D-Calif., President-elect Barack Obama’s pick for Labor secretary are set to begin today. All eyes are on this confirmation as jo...

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The Takeaway's weekend to do list

Friday, January 09, 2009

It's Friday, do you know what you're doing this weekend? We do. Between the Golden Globes Awards, a Battlestar Galactica recap on the Sci Fi Channel, the return of 24, a new Animal Co...

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Rockin' the recession in style

Friday, January 02, 2009

A new year is upon us, and the country is dealing with some very important economic troubles that are trickling into every area of life--including fashion. When Chanel starts the layo...

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The recession hits professional sports (despite what the Yankees may think)

Friday, January 02, 2009

If you can drag yourself away from watching football this holiday season, it may be worth noticing that in this economy the recession-proof industries of sports and sports media may n...

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The end of media as we know it? Maybe.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Calls for the end of the media as we know it are not new to anyone in the business. For years media clairvoyants have been peering into their crystal balls to find ever shrinking staf...

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The $10 trillion dollar hangover

Monday, December 29, 2008

$438 billion. That was the projected cost of the deficit in September of this year, before the word "bailout" entered the American lexicon and exploded the national deficit. Linda Bil...

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Green up your holiday cleanup

Friday, December 26, 2008

Ater the presents are opened and the Christmas parties are over, take a moment to think about restoring homes back to order. But before stuffing the wrapping paper into a trash bag, ...

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The Republican Party looks for a new vision, or perhaps an old one to restore

Friday, December 26, 2008

In just a few days, it's a new year. And a new beginning might be exactly what the Republican Party needs to get its groove back. David Frum, former speechwriter for President George ...

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Opportunity in crisis: Solving environmental problems

Thursday, December 25, 2008

Has the urgency of climate change dimmed since the global economic crisis? Or is it a potential economic stimulus? Environomental engineer David Greene from the Oak Ridge National Lab...

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Running the numbers on Congress

Thursday, December 25, 2008

Blogger Nate Silver made his name by using his skills as a baseball statistician to call the presidential race for Obama back in March. His site—FiveThirtyEight.com became the go-to s...

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Exotic Christmas cuisine from around the world

Thursday, December 25, 2008

African lungfish, fermented shark in Iceland and porcupine are all typical Christmas cuisine. The Takeaway takes a look at some traditional (and some weird) Christmas dishes from arou...

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The Chicago Cubs, a newspaper and a fallen politician

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Of all the sordid details aired in the criminal complaint handed down to Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, one stuck out in Jeff Beresford-Howe’s mind. Find out how Wrigley Field may have factored into the latest gubernatorial scandal to rock the nation.

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