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On The Media

Tell OTM What You Think About Campaign Coverage

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

TELL US: At this point in the campaign, with the election a year and half away, what do you want from the media’s coverage of campaign stops and photo ops?
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The Takeaway

Sen. Rand Paul Enters the Race for 2016

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Today, Senator Rand Paul declared his candidacy for president of the United States. How will his political legacy in Kentucky translate to the national stage? 

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The Takeaway

Sen. Ted Cruz Announces Bid For President

Monday, March 23, 2015

The 2016 presidential election is heating up, and Texas Senator Ted Cruz has officially thrown his hat in the ring.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Ending AIDS in New York

Monday, December 01, 2014

New York State has a new campaign to reduce the number of HIV infections by the year 2020.

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The Takeaway

A Midterm Prediction as The Clock Ticks Down

Monday, November 03, 2014

Election Day is almost upon us, and some wonder what's in store for not just the president, but the Democrats as well. You can also find your polling place here.

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The Takeaway

National Politics Take Shape in FL Governor's Race

Thursday, October 16, 2014

In Florida, the 2014 race for governor is starting to look more and more like a referendum on the big political issues facing the United States.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Scottish referendum outcome too close to call

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Scottish referendum outcome too close to call

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WNYC News

Pretty Vacant: Two Million Voters Have No Voice In Albany

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

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Some state legislators ran for other offices, some got other jobs — and some wound up in handcuffs, leaving 13 seats empty and millions of New Yorkers without representation.

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WNYC News

Teachout Campaign Gets a Boost From Anti-corruption Activist

Friday, August 15, 2014

Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig said it's important to support a candidate who has spoken out in support of campaign reform.

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The Takeaway

GOP's Fake News Sites Dupe Voters

Friday, August 15, 2014

Political strategist believe that voters have grown tired of the conventional political attack ad. With that in mind, the GOP has decided to try a different tactic: A series of fake news sites stacked with articles that have a very pointed message.

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WNYC News

Governor's Intervention in LIRR Talks Prevents Repeat of History

Thursday, July 17, 2014

When negotiations between the Long Island Rail Road's union and the MTA hit a wall last week, officials looked to Gov. Andrew Cuomo to intervene.

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WNYC News

National Pro-Choice Group Backs Four NY Senate Candidates

Monday, July 14, 2014

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Emily's List, the powerhouse D.C. political action committee, is throwing its weight behind three incumbents and one challenger — all women — to help Democrats take control of the state senate. The early money could lead to the senate's first female majority leader. 

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Slate Political Gabfest

The Political Gabfest: The Live Nude Dancing at the Kitty Kat Lounge Edition

Friday, April 04, 2014

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson, and Emily Bazelon. This week: McCutcheon v. FEC clears the way for even more money in politics, Paul Ryan proposes a budget, and "Arguendo" dramatizes the Supreme Court.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

NJ Senate Democratic Candidates: Rush Holt

Monday, August 12, 2013

Tomorrow is the Democratic primary in the special election to fill New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg's empty seat. We do one last round of interviews with the major candidates. Rush HoltRepresentative for NJ's12th Congressional District, discusses his candidacy.

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Schoolbook

Education Groups Detail Mayoral Roadmap

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

A coalition of community groups laid out what they call their "education roadmap" for the next mayor. Their priorities include greater funding for public schools, more arts and physical education education and a smaller role for standardized tests.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The State of the Race(s)

Friday, July 19, 2013

The election season is heating up, with new polls showing strong support for Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer in the mayoral and comptroller's race, respectively. Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York, and Kate Taylor of the New York Times discuss the state of the races, and the recent Times poll on Mayor Bloomberg's legacy.

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The 72 Percent White Gabfest

Friday, November 09, 2012

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: An election post mortem, marriage equality and an ounce of the kine bud in Colorado.

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Soundcheck

Once Rhymed About, Obama Finds Less Support from Hip Hop in 2012

Monday, November 05, 2012

Before the 2008 presidential election, hip hop stars like Nas, Young Jeezy and Sean "Diddy" Combs enthusiastically endorsed then-Senator Barack Obama through speech and song. But four years later, the hip hop community's support of President Obama's re-election has seemed somewhat muted. Hip hop writer and Soundcheck bullpen member Sowmya Krishnamurthy joins us to discuss how rappers like Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Lupe Fiasco and Nicki Minaj have demonstrated their feelings of political support, apathy and disapproval leading up to election day. 

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Slate Political Gabfest

Slate: The Chris Christie Is My Co-Pilot Gabfest

Friday, November 02, 2012

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: Sandy and the race, the race after Sandy and the Nate Silver backlash.

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The Takeaway

Predicing the Economic Impact of Hurricane Sandy

Monday, October 29, 2012

Could Sandy be this year's October surprise for the presidential election? Todd Zwillich, The Takeaway's Washington correspondent, describes the storm's impact on the campaigns of President Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney.

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