Watching Hillary, Watching Bloomberg

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Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Mayor Bloomberg changes his party affiliation: What does is mean for the city and what does it say about his national ambitions? We analyze the move and take calls and comments on the three possible New York candidates in the presidential race. Then, Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times investigative reporter Don Van Natta Jr. talks about his controversial book about Sen. Hillary R. Clinton. Plus, the safety concerns of raising a vegan child and a response to new police procedures for undercover officers.

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Bloomberg Leaves the Party

Douglas Muzzio, professor of Public Affairs at Baruch College, looks at the impact of Bloomberg shedding his GOP affiliation and what it means for his national ambitions.

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New York Undercover

Eric Adams, NY State Senator (D-20, Brooklyn), and the former head of 100 Blacks in Law Enforcement Who Care, and Peter Vallone, Jr., New York City Council Member (D-Queens), chair of the Public Safety Committee, weigh in on proposed police procedures for undercover officers, which include ...

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Food Fight

Vegan Vesanto Melina, dietitian, and co-author of Raising Vegetarian Children with Jo Stepaniak, and The New Becoming Vegetarian and Becoming Vegan with Brenda Davis, says women can maintain a healthy vegan diet when they are pregnant, and also that it is possible to raise healthy vegan children, and Nina ...

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Hillary Country

Don Van Natta Jr., New York Times reporter and co-author, with Jeff Gerth, of Her Way: The Hopes and Ambitions of Hillary Rodham Clinton (Little, Brown, 2007), discusses his new biography of Hillary Clinton.

Her Way is available for purchase at

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Open Phones: Hillary, Rudy or Mike?

As Mayor Bloomberg sheds his GOP affiliation, who would you vote for in a three-way New Yorker presidential race? Hillary Clinton, Rudy Giuliani or Mike Bloomberg? Leave a comment or call-in.

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Judging Hillary

Judging Hillary

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Dan Van Natta Jr., Pulitzer Prize winner and co-author of a controversial new book, "Her Way: The Hopes and Ambitions of Hillary Rodham ...


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