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Friday, February 08, 2008

Wayne Barrett talks about thirty years of investigative reporting. And: the race for the Democratic presidential nomination heats up, as the Republican pool of candidates suddenly gets a lot smaller. Brian and guests Marie Cocco of the Washington Post Writers Group and Collin Levy of the Wall Street Journal preview the key upcoming primaries.

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Wayne Barrett, Marie Cocco and Collin Levy

Fountains of Wayne (and his columns)

It's Wayne Barrett's 30th anniversary at the Village Voice. (And he's been a guest on the Brian Lehrer Show over 20 times!) In his three decades of muckracking, he's covered some of the city's biggest stories, been removed from a Pataki fundraiser by police, written a biography of ...

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John Kerry

Former Presidential candidate John Kerry looks forward to the general election and how Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton would fare against John McCain.

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The Race Rages On

Super Tuesday may be over, but the primary season is in full swing--and the Democratic race could not be closer. Marie Cocco, syndicated columnist for the Washington Post Writers Group, previews the upcoming primaries.

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P.M. (Post-Mitt)

Collin Levy, senior editorial writer at the Wall Street Journal, talks about the Republican race for president--and how Romney's withdrawal from the race affects both John McCain and Mike Huckabee.

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Delegates of the South Pacific

Floyd Takeuchi, publisher of Pacific Magazine, discusses the American Samoan primary and the fact that although Samoans can't vote in the Presidential election, their delegates can be decisive in the Democratic primary.

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Warren Barrett




Warren Barrett

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Wayne Barrett celebrated his 30th anniversary at the Village Voice-- And his 23rd guest appearance on the Brian Lehrer Show !

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