Low-Income Mayoral Concerns; HIV Cure?; Threat to O.J.

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Monday, March 04, 2013

Charles Schumer, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin, hold a news conference at the U.S Capitol on the eve of the budget sequester. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington’s budget woes continue. A.B. Stoddard of The Hill talks about the latest in national politics. Then, Westchester Country Executive Rob Astorino on how to stop gun violence. Plus: a new study looks at what low-income New Yorkers are concerned about in the 2013 Mayoral race; the story of the Glide Memorial Methodist Church in San Francisco; the disease threatening orange juice; and the story of a baby cured of HIV.

Monday Morning Politics: The Post-Sequester World

A.B. Stoddard, associate editor of The Hill, talks about the latest sequester news and other national politics.

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Rob Astorino Responds to Newtown

What's the best way to protect students in school? Rob Astorino, Westchester County Executive talks about the School Safety Symposium and various proposals involving safety, security, prevention and emergency response.

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The HIV "Cure"

A story broke over the weekend about a child born with HIV and then "cured." Kevin Frost, CEO of AmFar, the Foundation for AIDS research, explains the case and what the breakthrough "cure" could mean for the future of HIV/AIDS.

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Low-Income New Yorkers and the 2013 Mayoral Race

Nancy Rankin, vice president for Policy, Research and Advocacy at the Community Service Society of New York, talks about the findings of an annual study on the concerns of low-income New Yorkers, and what it tells us during this election year.

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Radical Religion

Church pastor Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani, founding president of the Glide Foundation, co-authors of Beyond the Possible: 50 Years of Creating Radical Change in a Community Called Glide, tell the story of Glide Memorial Methodist Church in San Francisco's Tenderloin district.


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The Threat to Orange Juice

The U.S. orange industry is under siege from a disease killing citrus trees. Anna Kuchment, senior editor at Scientific American, talks about possible solutions and what it means for consumers.


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