2013 Election

The Brian Lehrer Show

Meet the Candidates: Call Christine Quinn

Friday, September 06, 2013

Our final round of mayoral primary candidate interviews concludes with City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. She discusses her strategy over the next four days, her policy proposals, and takes your calls. If you have a questions for Christine Quinn, call 212-433-9692 or post here.

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Audio: GOP Mayoral Primary Debate

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Stream and download audio of the first GOP mayoral primary debate between Joe Lhota, John Catsimatidis, and George McDonald, with post-debate analysis from WNYC's Amy Eddings and Andrea Bernstein. Audio courtesy of CBS2 News. You can also watch the debate online here.


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Syria Options; Rating College; Story of "The Butler"; Queens BP

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

As the situation in Syria heats up and the international community weighs intervention, Aaron David Miller of the Woodrow Wilson International Center discusses options for the U.S. Plus: a look at President Obama's proposal about how to rate and value colleges; the candidates running to be the Queens Borough President; Wil Haygood, the Washington Post columnist who wrote the story that inspired the new movie "The Butler," and the history of the obsession with immortality.


Playback: Public Advocate Debate

Thursday, August 15, 2013

WNYC's Brian Lehrer co-moderates the first of the official 2013 public advocate debates, featuring Democratic candidates for November's election.

→ Update: The debate is over, but you can revisit the commentary in the chat window below. Full audio of the debate is above, and a link to video on the NY1 site below.

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Slideshow: #NJVoteSelfies

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

It's election day in New Jersey! Brian Lehrer Show opens the phones and asks you how you voted in the primary to replace Senator Frank Lautenberg, and why. Plus: A slideshow of your #NJVoteSelfie photos, sent in after you cast your ballot.

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