Special Election

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Monday, March 15, 2010

Tomorrow is the special election to fill Hiram Monserrate’s State Senate Seat. Both candidates in the election make their case: State Assemblyman José Peralta, then Hiram Monserrate, who is running again for the seat he was forced to vacate. Plus, more on the Census and hard to count New Yorkers; and a look at Judge Judith Kaye, just appointed to investigate David Paterson.

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Hiram Monserrate and José Peralta

Monday Morning Exchange

BusinessWeek senior writer Roben Farzad talks about financial regulation and other business news on the table.

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Special Election in Queens

In advance of tomorrow’s special election for New York's 13th senate district, Assemblyman José Peralta discusses his candidacy; then former New York State Senator and current contender Hiram Monserrate talks about his run for reelection.

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Bushwick and the Census

Many New York City neighborhoods are hard to count. Annie Correal of Feet in Two Worlds looks at the under-counting in Bushwick, Brooklyn this week in El Diario/La Prensa.

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Filibuster Foibles

Political science professor at Fordham University, Tom De Luca, reveals why he thinks the filibuster rule needs to be reformed.

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The Paterson Probe

New York Law Journal editor-in-chief Kris Fischer joins WNYC reporter Bob Hennelly to talk about Andrew Cuomo's decision to recuse himself from the probe and put Judge Judith Kaye in charge.

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An Oral History of Wetpocalypse 2010

Felled trees. Power outages. Stalled travel. Sidewalks littered with umbrella carcasses. This past weekend’s storm is a record-holder in destruction, and the damages are still being assessed. Amid the flurry of news stories, we’d like to hear from YOU.
Was it a wetpocalypse or maybe a showergeddon? What ...

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