Running the Race

3 segments
Kirsten Gillibrand (C) speaks as New York Gov. David A. Paterson (R)  and former Sen. Al D'Amato look as she is annoucned to be Paterson's choice to fill NY's vacant Senate seat in Jan. 2009.

We check in on the state of the presidential campaign and the races that could determine control of the House and Senate. Plus: 30 Issues in 30 Days takes on the role of race in the election with Tricia Rose; and Radiolab’s Jad Abumrad talks about two classic episodes and fields listener questions about the show.