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Thursday, October 30, 2008

Bill Adair of PolitiFact makes his last Thursday visit before the election to fact-check some candidate statements. And: on the second-to-last 30 Issues in 30 Days, issue 29: Pakistan and Afghanistan. Hear why former New York Mayor Ed Koch says the U.S. should pull out of Afghanistan before exiting Iraq.

This Friday's Wiki-produced 30 Issues in 30 Days segment is on Urban Policy: Who is the best President for NY and NJ?

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Guests:

Bill Adair and Ed Koch

Let's Do the Numbers

Peter Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, and Terry Madonna, director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs at Franklin and Marshall College, talk about the latest poll numbers, particularly in the swing states.

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The New Deal

Amity Shlaes, senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression, discusses Obama's television program last night, the New Deal, and the silver lining in the dismal consumer confidence numbers.

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Bailout for Homeowners?

Vikas Bajaj, New York Times reporter, discusses the bailout plan for homeowners currently under discussion.

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Fact Check

Politifact's Bill Adair, the weekly guest until Election Day, brings his Truth-O-Meter to fact-check some recent campaign claims.

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30 Issues: Pakistan and Afghanistan

Former New York mayor Ed Koch, now partner at Bryan Cave LLP and radio host, says the next president should pull out of Afghanistan before Iraq.

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Steve Coll, president and CEO of the New America Foundation, staff writer at the New Yorker Magazine and ...

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