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Monday, December 15, 2008

Jose "Joey" Torres, the mayor of Paterson, talks about how the third largest city in New Jersey is faring in this financial crisis. And Romiel Daniel, president of the Rego Park Jewish Center on being the first Indian director of a US synagogue and the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, his hometown. Plus, a look at the Bush Administration's 'midnight regulations'.

Guests:

Romiel Daniel and Jose "Joey" Torres

Congress Past, Congress Future

Nita Lowey, Congressional representative from NY's 18th District, takes a look back and a look forward as the Congressional session comes to an end.

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Monday Political Roundup

Scott Garrett, Republican congressman serving New Jersey's 5th district, discusses the latest political news from Washington.

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Executive Changes at the Last Minute

Joaquin Sapien, reporter with ProPublica, and Veronique De Rugy, senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, look at the Bush administration's "midnight regulations."

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A Portrait of Chinese Americans

Larry Shinagawa, director of Asian American Studies Program at the University of Maryland and principal investigator and author of the report A Portrait of Chinese Americans, talks about recent study on Chinese American populations. Plus, Wellington Chen, executive director of the New York City Chinatown Partnership, ...

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Mayor Torres

Jose "Joey" Torres, the mayor of Paterson, NJ, explains how his city is weathering the financial crisis.

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New York Frauds

Aaron Lucchetti, staff reporter for the Wall Street Journal, talks about fraud allegations against New York financier Bernard Madoff and New York attorney Mark Dreier.

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Mumbai: A Jewish Indian Reflects

As the first Indian to head a U.S. synagogue, Romiel Daniel, president of the Rego Park Jewish Center, will talk about the tragedy in Mumbai, his hometown.

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