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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson has the latest from Washington and the 2012 election. Plus: WNYC's Bob Hennelly previews an important congressional Democratic primary in New Jersey; The New York Times technology reporter Jenna Wortham discusses how NYC tech start-ups compete; the bike share landscape; and a new mini-series on tiny museums begins with the Numismatic Society Museum.

Mara Liasson on Political News

Mara Liasson, national political correspondent for NPR, discusses recent political headlines in the 2012 election and in Washington DC.

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New Jersey Elections Heat Up

Bob Hennelly, WNYC's contributing editor for politics and investigations, discusses two key congressional elections in the Garden State: the Steve Rothman vs. Bill Pascrell primary, and who will fill Donald Payne's seat.

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Tech City NYC

It's Internet Week in New York City, and the Big Apple is a growing tech hub. Jenna Wortham, technology reporter for The New York Times, discusses New York City's rise in the start-up city ranks -- and reflects on how we use technology now.

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Bike Share Explained

Andrea Bernstein, director of the public radio Transportation Nation project and senior correspondent for WNYC, explains NYC's bike share program, due to launch later this summer.

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Tiny Museums: Numismatic Society

Ute Wartenberg, executive director of the American Numismatic Society, talks about the society's collection of coins and currency from around the world. Visitors can make an appointment to handle the rare artifacts. 

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