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Thursday, September 25, 2008

Both presidential candidates claim the mantle of “post-partisanship,” but do their actions back up their words? In the next installment of 30 Issues in Thirty Days, guests and callers weigh in on what party affiliation means in this election and if “partisanship” is a bad thing. Plus, Marian Wright Edelman and her efforts for children in poverty; fact-checking the candidates; and more on the Latino vote.

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Marian Wright Edelman

Feet In Two Worlds

Aswini Anburajan, a reporter and an editor for Feet in Two Worlds, a project of the Center for New York City Affairs at the New School, discusses the campaign and the Latino vote with Pilar Marrero, a reporter and columnist for the La Opinión, a Spanish-language ...

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Fact Check

Politifact's Bill Adair, the weekly guest for the month of September, brings his Truth-O-Meter to fact-check some recent campaign claims.

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Children in Need

Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund, talks about her new book, The Sea Is So Wide and My Boat Is So Small: Charting A Course for the Next Generation, where she condemns government support of the nation's richest citizens and calls for ...

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30 Issues: Partisanship in Washington

Julian Zelizer a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University and co-editor of Rightward Bound: Making America Conservative in the 1970s, talks about the history of partisanship in Washington over the last 30 decades. Then, New York State Assemblyman Mike Gianaris D-36, ...

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Pilar Marrero video


Pilar Marrero video

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Pilar Marrero, a reporter and columnist for the La Opinión, a Spanish-language daily newspaper in Los Angeles, discussed the 2008 presidential campaign and the Latino vote on the Brian ...

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Marian Wright Edelman video


Marian Wright Edelman video

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Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund, talked about her new book, The Sea Is So Wide and My Boat Is So Small: Charting ...

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Marian Wright Edelman



Marian Wright Edelman

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Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund, talked about her new book, The Sea Is So Wide ...

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