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Friday, October 03, 2008

The one and only VP debate has come and gone, but who came out on top? Plus, writers for The Onion and Saturday Night Live on satire and the Presidential race. Plus, 30 Issues in 30 Days continues with your wiki-produced segment on Immigration.

Debrief from St. Louis

WNYC's political director, Andrea Bernstein, reports from St. Louis on the local reaction to last night's Vice Presidential debate.

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One Fateful April Day

Merritt B. Fox, professor at Columbia Law School, talks about this morning's New York Times report about a fateful meeting in April 2004 of the Securities and Exchange Commission - in which debt regulations were significantly relaxed for the big investment banks.

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Debating Comedy

James Downey, veteran writer for Saturday Night Live, and Andy Borowitz, humorist and columnist for The New Yorker magazine, find the humor in last night's debate.

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30 Issues: Immigration

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Julia Preston, New York Times immigration correspondent, compares the candidates' positions on immigration policy.

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Marshall Fitz, director of advocacy with the

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