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Monday, March 21, 2011

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch at the celebration of his 85th Birthday in 2009 (Jemal Countess/Getty)

Ed Koch, former mayor of New York City, has been pushing for a nonpartisan, independent redistricting effort for New York State ahead of the 2012 elections. He’ll check in on how Albany legislators are doing in fulfilling their pledge to reform the redistricting process. Plus: U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) on gas prices, oil leases and the budget battle; and pollster Frank Luntzoffers his insights on choosing key words and phrases to help your business.

Menendez on Libya, Energy, and the Budget

Robert MenendezU.S. Senator from New Jersey (D) and the author of Growing American Roots: Why Our Nation Will Thrive as Our Largest Minority Flourishes, talks about the U.S. intervention in Libya, gas prices, oil leases and the continuing budget battle in Washington.

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Military Strategy in Libya

Kevin Baron, Washington bureau and Pentagon reporter for Stars and Stripes, discusses the Pentagon's role in the decision to intervene militarily in Libya and what the U.S. military strategy is there.

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Key Words

Pollster Frank Luntz, consultant and author, is known for his work selling political candidates and ideas.  He discusses his new book, Win: The Key Principles to Take Your Business from Ordinary to Extraordinary, which offers insights in choosing key words and phrases to sell products.

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Campaign Promises

Ed Koch, former mayor of New York City (D, 1978-1989) and U.S. Congressman, founder of NY Uprising, talks about how Albany legislators are doing in fulfilling their pledge to reform the redistricting process.

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Watching Libya

Karen DeYoung, the senior national security correspondent and associate editor at The Washington Post, and Christopher Dickey, Paris bureau chief and middle east regional editor at Newsweek and the Daily Beast, discuss the international press and public response to the intervention in Libya.

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Creating to Curating

Steven Rosenbaum, CEO of Magnify.net, a video curation website, and the author of Curation Nation: How to Win in a World Where Consumers are Creators, talks about the shift to curating web content from creating it.

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