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Monday, November 15, 2010

Political columnist Tom Moran of the Star-Ledger discusses New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s latest comments on capping public employee salaries, climate change and the latest on the ARC tunnel. Plus: Reza Aslan’s new anthology of Middle Eastern literature; health courts; and more news on the deficit reduction commission.  

Monday Morning Roundup

BusinessWeek senior writer Diane Brady, and political reporter for Roll Call David Drucker, discuss the latest news, including the deficit reduction commission and trial of Charlie Rangel.

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Senate Vote Count

New York State Senators Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan, 26th district), and Martin Golden (R-22nd district, Brooklyn; Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Bensonhurst, Marine Park, Gerritsen Beach, Gravesend and parts of Sheepshead Bay, Borough Park and Midwood), discuss delays in determining party control of the New York State Senate.

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Checking in on Christie

Tom Moran, political columnist for the Star-Ledger, discusses news in New Jersey relating to Governor Chris Christie, including capping public employee salaries, climate change and the ARC tunnel.

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The Middle East in Literature

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Deficit Reduction: Malpractice Proposal

The president's deficit commission outline includes tort reform as a means to cut medical expenses. Philip K. Howard, founder and chair of Common Good and the author of Life Without Lawyers: Liberating Americans from Too Much Lawtalks about his alternative solution: medical courts.

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Rangel's Ethics Hearings

Roll Call 's Associate Editor Paul Singer covers today's ethics hearings for Congressman Charles Rangel.

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