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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

President Obama took office exactly one year ago today. David Sanger, Matt Miller and John Heilemann discuss Obama’s first year. Nate Silver breaks down what took place in the Massachusetts special election yesterday. And, it’s the beginning of year one for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. WNYC’s Bob Hennelly discusses the inaugural address and the new era. Plus, how to know which Haiti charity to contribute money to and when.

What did you predict Obama would accomplish as president? Peek into the time capsule!

Guests:

John Heilemann, Bob Hennelly, Matt Miller, David Sanger and Nate Silver

Boston Tea Party

Yesterday's victory by Republican Scott Brown in Massachusetts' special election may have big implications for the national Democratic agenda. Nate Silver of fivethirtyeight.com breaks down the vote and the lessons learned. Then, Trudy Lieberman of the Columbia Journalism Review, and Richard Parker, lecturer in public policy at ...

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Christie Inauguration Analysis

WNYC reporter Bob Hennelly reviews yesterday's inauguration ceremony in Trenton and looks at the new legislative start for New Jersey.

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Charitable Contribution

With all the organizations already working in Haiti and many new ones cropping up, it's hard to know where to channel donations to be most effective. Ian Wilhelm, senior writer for The Chronicle of Philanthropy, talks about the options for giving to relief and recovery in Haiti.

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Obama Inauguration: One Year Later

Today is the one-year anniversary of Barack Obama’s inauguration. Reflecting on this day are guests John Heilemann , Kahlil Almustafa , David Sanger , and Matt Miller.

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