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Friday, January 05, 2007

It’s day two of the Democratic Congress and the party is trying to implement an ambitious agenda. Find out how the first 100 hours program is going. Also, Eliot Spitzer continues to unveil his plans for reform as he enters his fifth day in office. We’ll break down some of the new proposals. Plus: the causes of our winterless winter.

The 110th Start

Gregory Meeks, Congressman (D- NY 6)
- on the start of the 110th Congress

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Disciplinary Action

Richard Aborn, president of the Citizens Crime Commission, a group that monitors the police
- explains the disciplinary actions of the NYPD

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The Winter that Wasn't

Jeff Warner, meteorologist at Penn State University, prepares the New York Times daily weather page
- explains our balmy weather

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Mapping Politics

Michael Waldman, executive director of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law
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Dr. Ivan Oransky, deputy editor of The Scientist magazine
- how Spitzer wants to overhaul the redistricting process

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The Kindness of Strangers

-taking listener calls on random acts of kindness, inspired by subway samaritan Wesley Autrey

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Mapping Politics




Mapping Politics

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Dr. Ivan Oransky, from The Scientist magazine, comes into the WNYC studios on 1/5/07, to discuss how Gov. Spitzer wants to overhaul the ...

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