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Monday, July 07, 2008

Is Obama moving to the middle? Is McCain cleaning house? Newsweek's Richard Wolffe brings us the latest news from the campaign trail. Plus: if you're a parent, you're probably no stranger to getting suckered by your kids. But, according to author Pamela Paul, the billion-dollar baby industry also has your number.


Pamela Paul and Richard Wolffe


Richard Wolffe, senior White House correspondent for Newsweek, talks about the latest political news. Shake up in the McCain campaign? Faith-based initiatives? VP speculation? We got it!

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Mental Health Woes

The death of Esmin Green at Kings County psychiatric emergency room sparked controversy over the care patients get in public mental health facilities. We take a look at the state of New York psychiatric mental hospitals, talking with CNN correspondent, Mary Snow.

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Buy, Buy Baby

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Open Phones: Too Satisfied?

What does it mean when 90% of parents are satisfied with their child's education -- but only half are reading at grade level? Dennis Walcott, Deputy Mayor for Education and Community Development, discusses this statistic. Plus, we open up the phones: Are we asking too little of public education?

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Pamela Paul

Pamela Paul

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Pamela Paul, author of Parenting, Inc. How We Are Sold on $800 Strollers, Fetal Education, Baby Sign Language, Sleeping Coaches, Toddler Couture and Diaper Wipe ...


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