In Good Times and Bad

6 segments

Four local races are being decided in today’s special election, including the NY-9. Ben Smith of Politico and Colin Campbell of The Brooklyn Politics discuss what the votes will mean. Plus: as the U.S. Postal Service nears default, Congress weighs proposals on how to cut costs and increase revenue; a polygamist family on how they raise 24 children and manage their marriage; the high-end eyewear industry; and the ethics of tech coverage with David Carr of The New York Times