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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Before he withdrew his name for nomination as Secretary of Health and Human Services, Tom Daschle was going to be President Obama’s point person on health care reform. So, what does he think of the current efforts? Plus, David Dinkins looks back at his election as NYC mayor 20 years ago and what lessons there are for this year’s race; Loretta Weinberg, John Corzine’s pick for Lt. Governor of NJ; and the city’s best dog walks.

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Tom Daschle, David Dinkins and Loretta Weinberg

Tom Daschle on Health Care

Before he was forced to remove his name for consideration as Secretary of Health and Human Services, former majority leader Tom Daschle was to be President Obama's point person on health care reform. He shares his thoughts on where the process stands and what he thinks needs to get done.

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Meet Loretta Weinberg

Loretta Weinberg, NJ state senator and John Corzine's running mate in 2009 gubernatorial race, discusses the recent corruption scandals in New Jersey and this Fall's election.

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YUEI: The (G)old Standby

Lisa Miller, religion editor at Newsweek, and Joe Mirsky, a jeweler from Pompton Lakes, NJ and author of The Jewelry Newsletter, discuss the rush to invest in gold and what you should know before taking that old bracelet or watch to a "sell-your-gold" party.

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David Dinkins: Twenty Years Later

In 1989, David Dinkins, now a professor at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, became the first African-American elected to the office of New York City Mayor. He talks about New York twenty years ago--and this year's mayoral race.

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Housing Price Low Mark

After 3 years of falling prices, data released yesterday shows the market may have hit bottom. Jhoanna Robledo of New York Magazine talks about the new numbers.

If you’ve bought or sold a home recently, what was your experience? Are prices on the rise again?

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Exploring New York City by Foot--and by Paw

You like dogs. You like New York. Why not merge the two together? Nadia Zonis, New York editor of UrbanHound and author of City Walks with Dogs: New York, talks about city adventures for dog lovers. Dog owners: What's your favorite place to take your pooch in ...

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