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Friday, January 08, 2010

It’s a new year, and a new election is already on the horizon. Former republican congressman and Senate candidate Rick Lazio explains why he’s already announced he’s running for governor and how he would fix the mess in Albany. Plus: this year’s top political risk; how AIG may have hid important information about their government bailout; and why game meat is showing up in high-end cuisine.

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Rick Lazio

Geithner, AIG, and What Should Have Been Disclosed

Bloomberg News reporter Hugh Son talks about the revelation of a series of emails showing that AIG failed to disclose important information about their government bailout, at the request of Timothy Geithner's New York Fed.

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Lazio for Guv

Former U.S. Congressman (R-NY 2nd) and senate candidate Rick Lazio discusses his bid to be New York's next governor.

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Uncommon Resolutions Follow Up

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Political Risks

The new year comes with some new global risks, according to the Eurasia Group's recent report, Top Risks of 2010. Art Kleiner, editor-in-chief of Booz & Company's strategy+business magazine, and Ian Bremmer, president of the Eurasia Group, discuss US-China relations and other political risks that ...

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GOP Netroots

Conservatives are organizing online in the hopes of making big gains in coming elections. Patrick Ruffini and Mindy Finn, both with Engage DC discuss how the GOP is using new media, and some of the lessons from recent Republican campaigns, including the Virginia Governor's ...

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Game for Meat

Game meats are moving from the hunter's freezer to urban restaurants. Anthony Licata, editor-in-chief of Field and Stream, and John Besh, celebrity chef and owner of Restaurant August in New Orleans, explain why and how deer and other wild animals are finding their way onto more menus.

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