Red-eyed and groggy, Americans are waking up this morning and considering what the next four years will be like. The Brian Lehrer Show does four hours of Wednesday morning quarterbacking on the 2004 Presidential Election as the story unfolds.
Marvin Kalb Lecturer in Public Policy and Senior Fellow at the Shorenstein Center on the Press at Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University One Scandalous Story: Clinton, Lewinsky, & 13 Days That Tarnished American Journalism. The Free Press, 2001 reacts to the election night media coverage »
Clarence Pagecolumnist for the Chicago Tribune assesses the campaign for president » Chicago Tribune and Ruben Navarrette, Jr., syndicated columnist, regular contributor to NPR's morning edition and member of the Dallas Morning News editorial » Navarette
Bill DeBlasio, Member of City Council (D-39th District-Park Slope, Kensington, Windsor Terrace, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Borough Park and Boerum Hill) on what the democrats will do now » Bill DeBlasio
Louis Jacobson, deputy editor of Roll Call, has covered ballot initiatives in every cycle since 1994. He also handicaps the 50 state legislatures for the Rothenberg Political Report; assesses the ballot initiative results » Rothenberg Political Report
I don't even know what to think at this point. Do any of the individuals who voted based on abortion or religious issues understand the global implications of re-electing this dimwit?
To say that the Swiftboat allegations sank the Kerry bid for the Presidency is dishonest. It did not. Kerry changed his focus every five minutes during his campaign and gained little traction until the closing stretch.
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Cheap Internet, Better Bathrooms, and Unsupervised Outdoor Play
Chatanooga, Tennessee's public electric utility is working to publicly provide cheap and fast internet to its city. There's just one thing standing in its way: Comcast. Will this battle be coming to New York City any time soon? Plus: An argument for unsupervised outdoor play for children; and re-thinking American bathrooms.
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