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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

President Obama is expected to sign historic Healthcare legislation into law later today. While some of the provisions in the bill won’t take effect for years, others will start almost immediately. How will those changes affect young Americans and women? Plus: Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy is running for Governor; executive director of the WFP Dan Cantor is fired up about Healthcare; more on the Ten Questions on your census form; and a look at nudity in the New York art scene.

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Dan Cantor and Steven Levy

Young Invincibles

Sunday night’s historic House vote for health care reform impacts many young Americans. Ari Matusiak, co-founder of the Young Invincibles, a health care advocacy group, spells out the impact.

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Levy for Gov.

The Suffolk County executive, former Democrat, and current Republican candidate for governor, Steve Levy, discusses his party switch and his campaign for governor of New York.

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WFP Roundup

The Working Families Party’s executive director, Dan Cantor, reveals the final results of a lawsuit against the WFP and what health care votes might do to New York’s political landscape.

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What Health Care Reform Means for Women

A contributing editor to the Columbia Journalism Review, Trudy Lieberman explains details in the health care bill, the last-minute abortion compromise and what the bill means for women in general. The president of NOW, Terry O'Neill, explains NOW's disappointment with the bill.

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