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Up Next: New Hampshire

Monday, January 09, 2012

Politics reporter for New York Magazine and author of Game Change, John Heilemann, discusses what happened in this weekend's two New Hampshire debates and who stands to win and lose in tomorrow's GOP primary. 

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New Cardinal

Monday, January 09, 2012

Nancy Dallavalle, chair of the department of religious studies at Fairfield University -- a Jesuit school in Fairfield, CT -- talks about the elevation of New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan to cardinal and other news in the Catholic Church.

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Consider the Context

Friday, January 06, 2012

President Obama laid out a new framework for the Department of Defense yesterday. New York Times Pentagon correspondent Elisabeth Bumiller discusses defense budget cuts and the future of the military. Plus: economist and expert on convention center economics, Heywood Sanders, discusses Governor Cuomo’s proposed convention center in Queens; and Tufts psychology professor Sam Sommers discusses his new book Situations Matter: Understanding How Context Transforms Your World.

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Convention Centers: Good Economic Development Idea?

Friday, January 06, 2012

Heywood Sanders, professor of economics at the University of Texas, San Antonio, discusses the economic development prospects of a new convention center in Queens, which Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed in his State of the State Address.

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Open Phones: Sticking With Your New Year's Resolutions

Friday, January 06, 2012

We're about a week into the new year - how are your resolutions going? Whether you've already bailed or are sticking strong, give us a call, and share your tips on tools that help you meet your goals.

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We Want Your Stories! State of the Union and Story Pirates

Friday, January 06, 2012

»» Tickets Available! Buy tickets for our State of the Union watching party on January 24th

Once again, It's A Free Country, the Brian Lehrer Show, and the Story Pirates are teaming up for our State of the Union watching party. Sam Reiff-Pasarew of the Story Pirates discusses the work they do, and how you and your kids can get involved in writing stories that will be performed at our State of the Union party on January 24th. More information below.

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Looking at Huntsman's Record

Friday, January 06, 2012

Yesterday we looked in-depth at Rick Santorum's political life. Today we turn to former Utah Governor and Ambassador to China, Jon Huntsman. Matthew J. Burbank, associate professor of political science at the University of Utah, and Washington correspondent for The Salt Lake Tribune, Thomas Burr, examine the record and campaign - and assesses Huntsman's chances in New Hampshire and beyond.

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Following Up: Predatory Schools

Friday, January 06, 2012

Jonathan Mintz, commissioner of the Department of Consumer Affairs, follows up on the topic of predatory schools and the city's campaign, "Know Before You Enroll."

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Context is Everything

Friday, January 06, 2012

Sam Sommers, professor of psychology at Tufts University and author of Situations Matter: Understanding How Context Transforms Your World, looks at how the where, when and who influence actions and attitudes. 

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Budget Cuts at the Pentagon

Friday, January 06, 2012

Elisabeth Bumiller, Pentagon correspondent for The New York Times, talks about potential cuts to the U.S. defense budget and what it means for the 21st century U.S. military.

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Big Plans

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his State of the State speech yesterday. We’ll get reaction from both sides of the aisle. Plus: a new January weekly series begins called “Cross-Check” with the New York Times airline correspondent Jad Mouawad on flying and the airline industry; a close look at the candidacy of Rick Santorum; a look at the global political risks of 2012 with president of the Eurasia Group Ian Bremmer; and a conversation with a self-described “black gentrifier”.

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Crosscheck: Restructuring the Airline Industry

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Jad Mouawad, airline correspondent for The New York Times, kicks off the January series on flying and the airline industry with a discussion on how the industry has restructured over the past decade.

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State of the State Reaction

Thursday, January 05, 2012

New York State Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries (D-Bedford-Stuyvesant) and New York State Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R-C, Brooklyn/Staten Island) react to Governor Cuomo's State of the State speech last night.  

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Black Gentrification

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Dax-Devlon Ross, contributor to Dominion of New York and WOLDC, and the author of Beat of a Different Drum: The Untold Stories of African Americans Forging Their Own Paths in Work and Life, writes about his experience as a "black gentrifier" in his Hamilton Heights neighborhood.

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Looking at Santorum's Record

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Longtime political columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News, John Baer, discusses Rick Santorum's record and background.

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Risks in 2012

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, discusses his report on global political risks for 2012.

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Cuomo's "Energy Highway" Explained

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Andrea Bernstein, director of the public radio Transportation Nation project and senior correspondent for WNYC, discusses Governor Cuomo's proposed "Energy Highway" and the pages he chose not to read while at the podium for the State of State.

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Fraternity: College of the Holy Cross in 1968

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Diane Brady, Bloomberg Business Week Senior Editor and author of Fraternity, discusses the story of a fraternity of young African American men formed in 1968. 

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State of New York State Preview

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

WNYC reporter Bob Hennelly looks ahead to Governor Andrew Cuomo's speech on the State of the State, and discusses the implications of last night's Iowa results on the local area.

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New Jersey's New Tolls

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Mike Frassinelli, transportation reporter for the Star-Ledger, discusses the new toll hikes that took place on January 1st on New Jersey's roads. Garden State drivers: How are the tolls affecting you? Are your driving habits already changing?

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