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Monday, November 02, 2009

The election is tomorrow in New York and New Jersey. Get a preview of not just the New York City Mayoral race and the New Jersey Governor’s race, but also some of the other local elections that might shift the political climate in the region. Plus, Jonathan Safran Foer, author of the new book Eating Animals, grapples with the issue of meat-eating now that he’s a father.

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Jonathan Safran Foer

NYC Election Preview

Is eight years enough? Edward-Isaac Dovere, editor of City Hall previews tomorrow's city wide election and offers analysis on the race for mayor and other local elections including Nassau County, Westchester and the 23rd Congressional District.

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Recession Over. Now What?

Richard Rahn, senior fellow at the Cato Institute and Josh Bivens, economist with the Economic Policy Institute, discuss the end of the recession and what direction economic policy should take.

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Where's the Beef?

Author of the bestselling novels Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Jonathan Safran Foer, discusses his new work of non-fiction, Eating Animals, and his attempt to resolve the issue of meat-eating versus vegetarianism.

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NJ Election Preview

Campaign season comes to a close as New Jersey's next governor gets elected (or re-elected) tomorrow. Brigid Harrison, professor of political science and law at Montclair State University, and Mike Kelly, columnist at The Record, give us a preview of what to expect.

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Demand Down for High Skill Visas

Vivek Wadhwa, a fellow with the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School and executive in residence at Duke University, says immigrants are staying away from the US because of anti-immigrant rhetoric, while Peter Goodman, national economic correspondent for the New York Times and author of PAST DUE: ...

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The Pope's Latest Plan

David Gibson, columnist for Politics Daily and author of The Rule of Benedict: Pope Benedict XVI and His Battle with the Modern World joins us to discuss his latest article which looks at the decision of the Catholic Church to allow Anglicans to join the Catholic Church.

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Election Night 2009: Special Coverage

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Starting at 8pm on AM820, 93.9FM and WNYC.org. Hosted by Brian Lehrer and produced by the News department and Brian Lehrer teams.

Check out pictures from around the region from WNYC reporters!

WNYC reporters will be ...

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