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Friday, August 17, 2012

Mitt Romney Mitt Romney (Getty)

Bill Keller, op-ed columnist and former executive editor of The New York Times, discusses how Governor Romney’s circle of advisers and donors would influence a Romney Administration. Plus: longtime mayoral spokesperson Stu Loeser reflects upon his time with the Bloomberg Administration; "That's My Issue" continues with your stories about incidents that complicated your political views; and we open the phones to ask, "What NYC experience have you recently tried for the first time?"

Bill Keller On Romney

Bill Keller, op-ed contributor and former executive editor for The New York Times, discusses Mitt Romney's circle of political advisers and donors and explores how these relationships would shape a Romney Administration.  He also discusses the news of Wikileaks chief Julian Assange being granted asylum by Ecuador.

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That's My Issue Open Phones: Changing Your Mind

We continue the That's My Issue series, asking about how personal experience has shaped your politics. Today: Have you had an experience that has changed your mind about an issue? Maybe you've switched sides, or become more ambivalent? Give us a call at 212-433-9692!

→ Want To Share Your Story? Visit the That's My Issues Homepage

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Exit Interview: Stu Loeser

For almost eight years, Stu Loeser has helped shape Mayor Bloomberg's media presence, and served as spokesperson for the administration. As he prepares to leave his job, he discusses the Bloomberg legislative record, media strategy, and his role.

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Hate Group Explainer

Following the shooting at the offices of the Family Research Council, Ami Lynch, vice president of gender and special populations research at Social Solutions International and adjunct professor at The George Washington University, explains what constitutes a hate group.

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Open Phones: New Yorkers, what did you do for the first time?

Longtime New Yorkers: Call in and tell us what you did for the first time this summer, and whether you would recommend it to others. Give us a call at 212-433-9692!

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