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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Can the Iran nuclear talks succeed?

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Can the Iran nuclear talks succeed?

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Prospects for peace in Syria

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Prospects for peace in Syria

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Bill Richardson on How to Sweet Talk a Shark

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Former governor of New Mexico Bill Richardson and Emmy Award-winning Daily Show writer Kevin Bleyer discuss the world of high-stakes negotiation. How to Sweet Talk a Shark talks about Richardson’s successes and failures in some of the world’s least friendly places, including face-to-face negotiations with Fidel Castro, Saddam Hussein, the Taliban, and two generations of North Korean leadership.

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WNYC News

Cuomo: Budget Deal Appears Unlikely Before Weekend

Thursday, March 14, 2013

State lawmakers are hurrying toward getting a budget agreement in place, with a stepped up schedule of conference committees and meetings with Governor Cuomo.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Reconciling Congress

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Legislators continue to discuss whether they will take on gun control legislation in the wake of the Newtown, CT shooting. Plus, John Boehner's "Plan B" (did you miss Plan A?) to avert the "fiscal cliff" has kicked off a round of proposals and counter-proposals. Todd Zwillich, Washington correspondent for The Takeaway, discusses the news from Washington.

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The Takeaway

The Debt Nightmare Returns

Friday, December 14, 2012

If Washington can’t reach a compromise over the debt ceiling by mid-February or early-March, things are going to look an awful lot like they did in 2011 when the country was on the brink of default. The Takeaway's Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich explains.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Obama's Public Fiscal Cliff Appeal

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Josh King, director of production of presidential events under President Clinton and host of the podcast "Polioptics" on Sirius XM satellite radio, details how President Obama is staying in "campaign mode" during the fiscal cliff negotiations, and whether it's having the intended effect.

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The Takeaway

The NBA Lockout's Impact on Workers

Monday, October 31, 2011

The NBA remains stuck in a lockout this morning as negotiations between players and owners have failed to produce a new collective bargaining agreement. Tomorrow is scheduled be the first day of the 66th season, but instead the stadiums will remain closed and fans will stay at home. It’s a big disappointment for fans, but for many people, their livelihoods are on the line too.

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The Takeaway

Nuclear Talks Resume With North Korea

Thursday, October 20, 2011

The State Department has announced that the United States will resume nuclear talks with North Korea next week for the first time since 2005. The talks are welcomed by Kim Jong-il, who even hinted at the possibility of resuming six-party talks to end his country’s nuclear program. Separate negotiations currently taking place in Bangkok will also touch on the remains of American soldiers still missing in action from the Korean War. Almost 8,000 men are still missing from that conflict, and the remains of nearly 5,500 are thought to be in North Korea.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Debt Ceiling Deal

Monday, August 01, 2011

David Weigel, who covers politics and policy for Slate magazine, Reihan Salam, columnist for The Daily and blogger for National Review Online, and Karen Tumulty, national political correspondent for The Washington Post, discuss the deal on the debt ceiling and deficit. 

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How To Negotiate: From Debt Ceilings to State Unions

Friday, July 22, 2011

The question is often trying to figure out what kind of situation you’re in, because even when you’re in a long-term relationship, you’re still trying to decide who gets how much of the pie.

Alex Colvin, associate professor of Labor Relations and Conflict Resolution at Cornell University, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

On Negotiating

Friday, July 22, 2011

Alex Colvin, associate professor of Labor Relations and Conflict Resolution at Cornell University, discusses the art and science of negotiating in light of Washington's debt ceiling talks, recent state worker deals and the NFL and NBA lockouts.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Closer to a Compromise on the Debt Ceiling

Thursday, July 21, 2011

As Democrats and Republicans get closer to a compromise on the debt ceiling, Roll Call staff writer Steven Dennis gives an update on the negotiations, the Gang of Six, and President Obama's position.

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The Takeaway

NFL Negotiations Resume Tuesday

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

NFL owners and players resume negotiations in New York today in a bid to settle the longest work stoppage in the history of the league. Negotiators made some progress last week in Minneapolis, but talks still hinge on both sides agreeing exactly how to share revenue from the nine billion dollar business. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Labor Deals in New York and New Jersey

Thursday, June 23, 2011

WNYC senior reporter, Bob Hennelly, the Wall Street Journal's Lisa Fleisher, and Ester Fuchs, professor of international and public affairs and political science at Columbia University and former advisor to Mayor Bloomberg, discuss the labor deals in New York and New Jersey and what they mean for working people. 

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WNYC News

Financial 411: Developers, Workers Spar on Contracts

Thursday, June 09, 2011

A fight brews between developers and their workers. Could we see strikes at construction projects this summer?

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The Takeaway

Washington: Obama Launches Reelection Campaign, Threats of Gov't Shutdown

Monday, April 04, 2011

President Barack Obama announced his plans to run for reelection in a web video early Monday. Meanwhile, Friday is the deadline for Congress to negotiate a federal budget deal for 2011; and the budget for 2012 still needs to be settled. Todd Zwillich, Takeaway Washington correspondent has the latest from the Capitol.

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The Takeaway

Is a Federal Budget Deal on the Horizon?

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Today, as the Tea Party Patriots rally outside the Capitol Building, lawmakers might actually be close to a compromise on the federal budget. Members of the Senate Appropriations Committee met with their House counterparts last night to see if they could strike a deal to avoid a government shutdown. But the compromise in question would include $33 billion in cuts — $28 billion less than the budget Republicans passed in the House. How will the Tea Party react to a deal with Democrats? What are the implications for Speaker of the House John Boehner?

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