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Digesting Politics: No Shutdown, BP, Jury Duty and More

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Brian Lehrer discusses the latest on various local politcal stories with WNYC reporter Bob Hennelly and today's guest host Andrea Bernstein.

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Bob Hennelly and Brian Lehrer
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Comments [10]

bernie from bklyn

great segment!!

Jun. 15 2010 10:27 AM

i move for a mistrial!!

Jun. 15 2010 10:25 AM
Liam from East Elmhurst

Really, what can President Obama say?

Years and years of de-regulation and soft-pedaling corporations lead to disaster each and every time.
Sure, they make money for a while, but, they need accountability and we need a serious study of Ethics in America.

Ethics does not necessarily wear a Brooks Brothers suit, aye?

Jun. 15 2010 10:23 AM
Rogert from nyc

Cut to the issue with greater precision: the Federal government did not respond to LA's request for sand burms which came immediately to protect their ecosystem. Every day that goes by beyond that request is a day that was not acted upon. Which part of Katrina II don't you get?

Jun. 15 2010 10:23 AM
GS

BP is completely incompetent and the fact that they're covering everything up just makes them more like the Bush Administration, who covered up all their incompetence.

Jun. 15 2010 10:21 AM
Ana from Summit, NJ

Why hasn't anyone spoken about the production capacity of the well when talking about how muchoil is coming out? I mean how much oil was BP expecting to get? Doesn't it make sense that close to 100% of the oil is coming out?

Jun. 15 2010 10:21 AM
jk

Obama's comments on the Gulf oil disaster have grown increasingly ignorant with each passing day. Obama is disconnected from reality and doesn't have a clue at this point.

Jun. 15 2010 10:19 AM
Liam from East Elmhurst

They are out to destroy him-both from the right and the HILLARY FEMINIST LEFT!

Hey, James Carville???

Do you think he'd ' HIGH-THROTTLE ' his mouth if this happened under a Hillary Clinton administration? Especially, since her husband had a pivotal role in much of what is wrong.

East Elmhurst...land of garbage on the ground.

Jun. 15 2010 10:18 AM

hey, why isn't bob hennelly ever guest host?

Jun. 15 2010 10:09 AM
Liam from East Elmhurst

I beg pause. Listen to the talk (the garbage speech-I won't use THAT WORD). The next generation - tattooed and ready...I think...they be...ugh...want to vomit.

From East Elmhurst...land of garbage on the ground.

Jun. 15 2010 10:05 AM

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