The Race Ahead

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Monday, September 08, 2008

Now that the Democratic and Republican conventions are over, the race to the White House enters its final phase. Gail Collins of the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal’s Collin Levy discuss the conventions and look ahead to November. The conventions may be over, but the memories live on at the WNYC website:
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Photos from Denver
Photos from St. Paul
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Gail Collins and Collin Levy

Political Wrap-Up

New York Times op-ed columnist Gail Collins and Collin Levy, senior editorial page writer for the Wall Street Journal, discuss what's next for the presidential race now that the convention parties are over.

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Primary Preview

Sheldon Silver, New York State Assembly speaker (D-64th), faces two opponents for his lower Manhattan seat in tomorrow's primary election. He and his challengers--Luke Henry and Paul Newell--each make their case to the voters.

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William Falk, editor of The Week, rounds up some of the important stories that took place while the world had its eyes fixed on the conventions.

What other stories did we miss while we were in Denver and St. Paul? Comment below!

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"Glamish" on the Runway

New York Fashion week is here, and so are conservative hemlines and muted color palette--could the weak dollar be to blame? Huffington Post style writer Karin Tanabe talks about how the flailing economy is translating into runway glamour that looks more Amish than anything else.

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Open Phones: Community Organizers

Community organizers took it on the chin at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, when vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin and former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani berated Barack Obama for his experience as one. John Raskin is a community organizer with Housing Conservation Coordinators, and he ...

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