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All Politics Are National

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Wednesday, November 01, 2006

It’s been decades since Tip O’Neill coined the adage about local politics. But are all politics national in 2006? Republicans want people to vote against a Speaker Pelosi. Democrats want a vote against President Bush. What about the local candidate? Also, Ned Lamont on his Senate race; Nueva NY: A guide to Latina life in the 5 boroughs, and listeners' calls on international adoption.

Looking at Lamont

Ned Lamont, Democratic candidate for Connecticut's US Senate seat
- says he'd do a better job in Washington than Joe Lieberman

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It's My Party

Jill Gardiner, metro reporter for the New York Sun
- on Mayor Bloomberg's endorsement of Joe Lieberman

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La Gran Manzana

Seth Kugel, New York Times columnist,
and
Carolina Gonzalez, freelance writer, former reporter and editorial board member with the New York Daily News,
co-authors,
Nueva York: the Complete Guide to Latino Life in the Five Boroughs, (St. Martin's Griffin, 2006)
- where to find Latino ...

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30 Issues: Are All Politics National?

Dick Zimmer, former Congressman (R-NJ-12th District) and lawyer with Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher
and
Charles Rangel , Congressman (D-NY-15th District-Upper Manhattan)
- discuss whether Iraq and other national issues will prove Tip O'Neill wrong in 2006.

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Adopt-A-World

Dawn Davenport, mother, attorney and author, The Complete Book of International Adoption (Broadway, 2006),
- discusses the intricacies of international adoption and takes calls from our listeners on their adoption experiences.

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Seth Kugel




Seth Kugel

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Seth Kugel, freelance journalist and co-author of "Nueva York: the Complete Guide to Latino Life in the Five Boroughs", tells us about various ...

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Carolina Gonzalez




Carolina Gonzalez

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Carolina Gonzalez, freelance journalist and co-author of "Nueva York: the Complete Guide to Latino Life in the Five Boroughs", discusses the highlights of ...

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