NJ Mayors and Christie; Black Americans and Immigration; ER Report Card; DIY Religion
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer says she was encouraged to approve a development project in her city to get Sandy relief money. WNYC’s Sarah Gonzalez brings us up to speed on Zimmer’s allegation and more as Bridgegate continues to unfold. Then: New York Magazine’s Jonathan Chait rounds up current national political news, including the effect of Bridgegate on Chris Christie’s political ambitions as well as the latest Obamacare news. Plus: engaging black Americans on immigration reform; a report card for emergency rooms and author Thomas W. Moore encourages people to craft their own religious practice, drawing from Greek mythology, Sufi Islam, Catholicism and Kabbalah.