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Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Legislators in Washington are trying to move big bills through Congress. NPR’s national political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the latest from the capital. Plus, Village Voice senior editor Wayne Barrett handicaps the race for the U.S. Senate seat in New York; NYC transportation commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan; director of the Oscar nominated documentary Burma VJ; and another U.S. Census myth busted.

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Guests:

Wayne Barrett, Mara Liasson and Janette Sadik-Khan

New York Politics: Rangel, Ford, Paterson

Senior editor at the Village Voice, Wayne Barrett, talks about Charles Rangel's stepping down as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee; the shifting field of candidates for the New York's Senate seat; and the continuing shake up in Albany.

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Washington Check-In with Mara Liasson

National political correspondent for NPR Mara Liasson checks in on health care, banking reform and the latest from Washington.

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Moving Along

Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation Janette Sadik-Khan talks about her agenda for Mayor Bloomberg's third term and the status of projects from Times Square to bike lanes in Brooklyn.

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Oscar Film Series: Burma VJ

As we continue to offer the spotlight to some of the lesser-known films nominated for Academy Awards this year, director Anders Østergaard discusses his documentary film Burma VJ, nominated for Best Documentary Feature.

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Five Census Myths (Part 3)

Continuing our look at common myths of the US Census, demographer and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution William Frey shares myth number three today.

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