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Monday, September 21, 2009

The election series kicks off today as Comptroller contenders John Liu and David Yassky face off before their September 29 Democratic primary run-off. Plus, the latest on healthcare, after President Obama’s appearances on the Sunday talk shows and a discussion of how transportation policy impacts your commute. Help Produce 30 Issues in 30 Days: Vote Here!

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Guests:

Comptroller John Liu and David Yassky

New Week, Same Health Care Message

President Obama appeared on all five talk shows yesterday to press his case for health care reform. But Afghanistan and the New York Governor's race also became hot-button issues. Ron Brownstein, political director at Atlantic Media, discusses the week ahead.

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Patriot Act Renewal?

Last week the Obama administration clarified some of its positions regarding domestic surveillance. Karen Greenberg, executive director of NYU's Center on Law and Security, discusses the implications of the policy stance.

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Door to Door: Public Policy and Your Commute

The WNYC Culture Department has launched a new series, Door To Door exploring the way we commute. Robert "Buzz" Paaswell, director of the University Transportation Research Center at City College, will guide the discussion throughout the month and help you redesign your commute.

Today: How ...

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30 Issues Day 1: Comptroller Runoff

While this Fall's 30Issues in 30Days will focus on the NY Mayoral and NJ Gubernatorial races, today the series begins with a look at the runoff in the NYC Democratic Comptroller race, and specifically how the candidates plan to manage the city's pension fund. David Yassky and John Liu make ...

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A New Way for Rosh Hashanah

Rabbi Dan Ain and Holly Gewandter of the New Shul in Greenwich Village discuss The House of Awe & Repentance Café an art exhibit and prayer space established for the High Holy Days.

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30 Issues in 30 Days: The Schedule

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This fall, the 30 Issues in 30 Days Series will be honing in on the New York Mayoral race and the NJ Gubernatorial contest. And, as with last Fall's series, we are crowdsourcing the project. We asked for you to ...

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