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The Takeaway

Justice for Sale

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Judicial elections were once considered simply a formality, but increasingly they are playing a major role in the changing political landscape. Today Tennessee voters will decide whether to keep Chief Justice Gary Wade and Justices Connie Clark and Sharon Lee on the state supreme court. The justices have faced an expensive re-election campaign, with conservative groups spending hundreds of thousands of dollars in an effort to see them replaced.

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WNYC News

Disability Access Lagging at Polling Places

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Inadequate signage and locked doors on access ramps make it difficult for disabled people to vote.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

What would an Erdogan presidency mean for Turkey?

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

What would an Erdogan presidency mean for Turkey?

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: The GOP's Bruised Ego, Teacher Tenure on Shaky Ground, and Tips to Be a Real World Cup Fan

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

1. Eric Cantor's Loss Strikes Nerve in GOP Leadership | 2. The Beginning of the End of Teacher Tenure? CA Judge Rules Against Teachers Unions | 3. How to Act Like a Real Soccer Fan for The World Cup | 4. The Takeaway Book Club Discussion Number 1: 'To Rise ...

FT Big Read

Hillary Clinton and the permanent campaign

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Hillary Clinton and the permanent campaign

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WNYC News

Negotiate or Crack Down? Newark Candidates Disagree on Gangs

Monday, May 12, 2014

WNYC

Voters in Newark will elect a new mayor Tuesday. The two candidates say their top priority is reducing crime, but how they would do that is one of the few policy differences between the two Democrats.

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WNYC News

In the Race for Brick City Mayor, Will the 'Real Newarker' Please Stand Up?

Friday, May 09, 2014

WNYC

Voters in Newark go to the polls on Tuesday to choose a successor to Cory Booker.  And this time around, even though both candidates were born and raised in the Brick City,  one of the key issues is who is more “Newark” than the other. 

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America Abroad

America Abroad: Afghanistan After Karzai

Friday, April 11, 2014

Afghanistan has been led for the past decade by President Hamid Karzai. Once his second, five-year term ends, many are left wondering what the future will be for US-Afghan relations, women's rights and education, reconciliation with the Taliban, and the overall progress of peace and stability in the region.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

India goes to the polls

Thursday, April 10, 2014

India goes to the polls

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Politics in India's Really Really Big Election

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Today is the third day of voting in the 2014 Indian elections. Marshall Bouton, interim director of the Asia Society Policy Institute and former special assistant to the US ambassador to India, discusses the big issues in the vote, who the candidates are, and what role religious affiliations are playing in the election.

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New Jersey News

Christie Emerges From Behind Closed Doors

Friday, November 22, 2013

With just one news conference and no other public appearances or speeches, Gov. Chris Christie kept mostly out of sight during the Republican Governors Association meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona.  And then, just as New Jersey Public Radio's Matt Katz was calling it a night, he saw Christie walking by.

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New Jersey News

Christie Takes Helm of RGA Today

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

WNYC

Chris Christie takes the helm of the Republican Governor's Association this week. The high-wattage Jersey boy will now control a pot of money that could influence 36 gubernatorial races next year and keep him at the head of the pack in the GOP.

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New Jersey News

Christie Makes First Stop on Way to Presidential Campaign

Monday, November 18, 2013

WNYC

Fresh off his re-election victory, Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Arizona Tuesday to take on an additional job: chairman of the Republican Governors Association.

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New Jersey News

Christie Cruises To Victory

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Governor Chris Christie was re-elected in New Jersey Tuesday night with 60 percent of the votes.

The race was called for Governor Christie a minute after the polls closed. At his election night party - on the boardwalk in Asbury Park - the Republican Governor walked out with his arms raised, to the song “Signed, Sealed, Delivered.”

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Election Day in NY and NJ; Inside Election 2012

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

EVENING ELECTION SPECIAL: Starting at 8pm, Hosted by Brian

It's election day. Tune in and call in for the informal, unofficial, thoroughly unscientific Brian Lehrer Show exit poll. Plus: journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann discuss their new book about the last presidential election called Double Down: Game Change 2012.

Community

Mayor Tracker

Thursday, October 31, 2013

The latest tweets, stories and data from and about the 2013 NYC mayoral candidates.

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The Truth

The Devil You Know

Thursday, October 24, 2013

A collection of horror stories that take place in the world of electoral politics. This one-hour special was produced in 2012 for broadcast on public radio, and made possible by the generous support of the Public Radio Exchange (prx.org) and...

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New Jersey News

Booker Leading in Several Polls

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Steve Lonegan, the Republican candidate in the U.S. Senate race in New Jersey, is continuing to make up ground in some public opinion polls. A poll Monday from Monmouth University found the former mayor of Bogata trailing Democrat Cory Booker by 10 percentage points. 

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

The Republican role in the budget battles gripping Washington DC

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

The Republican role in the budget battles gripping Washington DC

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The Brian Lehrer Show

DC Shuts Down; Obamacare Opens Up; Public Advocate Runoff

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Dr. Nirav Shah, the New York State Health Commissioner, answers your questions about the health insurance exchanges, which go live today. Plus: Susan Page of USA Today on the DC shutdown; Paul Danahar, former Middle East bureau chief for the BBC, talks about regional politics; and Ellen Futter, president of the American Museum of Natural History, talks about the museum’s new teacher training program. And we take your calls on today’s Public Advocate run-off as part of an Informal, Unofficial, Thoroughly Unscientific Exit Poll.