Super Tuesday

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Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Super Tuesday (vox_efx)

As Super Tuesday elections kickoff around the country, tune in for a special preview of the races.  Reporters from around the nation join the program to talk about these contests. Plus: Slate’s Dave Weigel and The Washington Post’s Karen Tumulty discuss the 419 delegates at stake, the role of women voters and more.  Then: authors of a new book Pax Ethnica: Where and How Diversity Succeeds; and the latest on Israel and the U.S.

Super Tuesday's Super Stakes

Dave Weigel, Slate political reporter and MSNBC contributor, and Karen Tumulty, national political correspondent for the Washington Post, talk about Super Tuesday, the delegate race and the role of women voters and other key demographics.  

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Obama and Netanyahu

Jane Eisner, editor of The Jewish Daily Forward, talks about yesterday's meeting between the U.S. president and the Israeli prime minister, and their positions vis a vis Iran's nuclear ambitions.

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Why Diversity Matters

Shareen Blair Brysac and Karl E. Meyer, the co-authors of Pax Ethnica:  Where and How Diversity Succeeds, discuss where diversity works and why it matters.

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Super Tuesday: 10 State Tour

  • Fred Thys, political reporter for WBUR, discusses today's primary in Massachusetts and what expectations are in the state.
  • Ross Sneyd, news director at Vermont Public Radio, on the GOP race in Vermont and what the big themes are in that state.
  • Beverly Amsler, reporter at WVTF Public Radio in Roanoke, Virginia, on the GOP race in Virginia and what the big themes are in that state, where only Mitt Romney and Ron Paul are on the ballot.
  • Jo Ingles, Statehouse News Reporter for Ohio Public Radio and T.V. , checks in on the themes in Ohio's GOP primary taking place today, and why campaigns have been so focused on the state.
  • Denis O'Hayer, "All Things Considered" host at WABE-FM in Atlanta, Georgia, discusses the latest news from the GOP race in Georgia and what may be driving voters there to the polls.
  • Michael Cross, KOSU Capitol Bureau Cheif, explains how GOP candidates have been campaigning in Oklahoma and what the voters there are focusing on this Super Tuesday.
  • Dave Thompson, news director of Prairie Public Radio in Bismarck, North Dakota , talks about the GOP caucus in North Dakota today, and what the campaigns and analysts are expecting from the Peace Garden State.  
  • Scott Ki, reporter for Boise State Public Radio, talks about the Idaho caucus in the state today, and the issues of interest for Republican voters there.
  • Chas Sisk, political reporter for The Tennessean, reporting to us from Nashville, the state capital, explains how Tennessee voters are participating in the primary today.
  • Daysha Eaton, KSKA public radio reporter joining us from Anchorage, Alaska, checks in from Alaska on what's expected.  

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Special Super Tuesday Broadcast

Tuesday, March 6th at 7pm EST, WNYC hosts a Super Tuesday Primary Special in collaboration with WCPN in Cleveland and WKSU in Northeastern Ohio.

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