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Monday, July 06, 2009

Congressman Henry Waxman, chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, discusses his new book, the latest political news, and recent climate bill. Then, reporters Liz Benjamin and Tom Robbins with an Albany update, and assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries, talks about transforming new vacant residential developments into affordable housing. The Aspen Trip Is Over But The Pictures Live On!

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Liz Benjamin, Hakeem Jeffries, Tom Robbins and Representative Henry Waxman

House Rules

California congressman Henry Waxman, author of The Waxman Report: How Congress Really Works, offers a behind-the-scenes look at the legislative process.

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Honduras Update

Sara Miller Llana, Latin America bureau chief for the Christian Science Monitor, discusses the latest in the military takeover of the Honduran government.

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Question Of The Day: Are You Part of the New Unemployment Figures?

The new unemployment numbers show a loss of 467,000 jobs in the last month. Are you part of that number? If so, how are you coping? What's your next step? Comment below!

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Brawlbany: Any Progress?

Another Monday, another week of Albany chaos to look forward to. WNYC reporter Beth Fertig talks about the city's educational limbo; Liz Benjamin, columnist with the New York Daily News, and Tom Robbins, columnist for the Village Voice, talk about the latest news in the ...

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Taking Back Housing

Brooklyn Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries talks about Project Reclaim, his proposal to transform new vacant residential developments into affordable housing.

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Jobless

David Wessel, economics editor of The Wall Street Journal, a regular commentator on NPR’s Morning Edition, and author of the forthcoming book In FED We Trust: Ben Bernanke's War on the Great Panic, talks about if we should be surprised by the new unemployment figures and if he expects ...

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