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Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Supporters wait for the arrival of former Massachusetts Governor and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for a rally at the Hotel Blackhawk December 27, 2011 in Davenport, Iowa. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/Getty)

The Iowa caucus results are in. Reihan Salam of the National Review Online and Kate Wells of Iowa Public Radio discuss the implications. Plus: WNYC’s Bob Hennelly previews Governor Cuomo’s New York State of the State address; police search for a suspect and motive in a series of fire bombings in Queens; Bloomberg/BusinessWeek’s Diane Brady on a fraternity of young African-American men; and policies versus personal choice in the Bronx.

One Down...What We Learned on Iowa Caucus Night

Reihan Salam, columnist at The Daily and blogger for National Review Online's "The Agenda" and Kate Wells, Iowa Public Radio reporter discuss the results of last night's Iowa GOP Caucus. 

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Fraternity: College of the Holy Cross in 1968

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

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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Poverty in The Bronx

In an article in The Nation, editorial director of Colorlines, Kai Wright, argues that poverty in The Bronx results from policy, not personal choice. 

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New Jersey's New Tolls

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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