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Tuesday, December 08, 2009

There is an entire industry out there hoping to create perfect, happy marriages. Elizabeth Weil’s , latest New York Times Magazine piece takes readers through her marriage classes, counseling, and self-help-book-filled journey to improve her mostly-good relationship with her husband. Also, Garden State Senator Loretta Weinberg on gay marriage legislation in New Jersey. Plus, what’s behind the growing disillusionment with President Obama?

Guests:

Elizabeth Weil and Loretta Weinberg

New Math Test Scores

New national math test scores come out today. Diane Ravitch, research professor of education at New York University and author of The Language Police: How Pressure Groups Restrict What Students Learn, talks about the 4th and 8th grade national scores, and state scores.

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Obama: Lost His Luster?

In his latest piece for New York Magazine, national political columnist John Heilemann explores the growing sense of disillusionment with President Obama from not just the right, but the left as well.

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Debating Gay Marriage in NJ

Marriage equality bill may have been voted down in NY, but across the Hudson the issue is still up for debate. Loretta Weinberg, New Jersey State Senator (D-37) discusses the pending gay marriage legislation in New Jersey.

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Making a Good Marriage Better

There is an entire industry out there hoping to create perfect, happy marriages. Elizabeth Weil’s, latest New York Times Magazine piece takes readers through her marriage classes, counseling, and self-help-book-filled journey to improve her mostly-good relationship with her husband. She discusses her experiences.

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A Critic from Within

She created a firestorm in the Arab world after an Al-Jazeera interview in 2006 in which she criticized Islam. Wafa Sultan, Syrian-born American psychiatrist and the author of the new book A God Who Hates: The Courageous Woman Who Inflamed the Muslim World Speaks Out Against the Evils ...

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President Obama: Jobs Speech Coverage

President Obama is giving an address on jobs and the economy from the Brookings Institution today, scheduled for 11:20am. Hear the speech and get reaction from Diane Brady, senior editor at Business Week.

Post your reaction to the speech below!

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