MJ Davis

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Fingers to the Wind: Off-Year Elections in NY, NJ, VA

Monday, November 02, 2009

Tomorrow will bring three off-year elections that have garnered national attention: New Jersey and Virginia will elect governors, and a special election – which grew more special over...

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Captain 'Sully' on River Landing, Airline Piloting

Monday, October 19, 2009

Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger shot to fame after safely landing a US Airways plane in the Hudson River last January. He's written a new book about the experience, "Highest Duty...


Rapper's Delight: 30 Years Later

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

The Sugar Hill Gang's "Rapper's Delight" hit the disco and pop charts 30 years ago this week, transforming hip-hop from live street perfomance to a mainstream moneymak...


Former IAEA Director Reacts to Obama's Win

Friday, October 09, 2009

Hans Blix, former head of the IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency), reacts to President Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize win.


Breaking Down the Baucus Bill

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Democratic Senator Max Baucus finally unveiled his plan for health care yesterday. No Republicans have endorsed the bill in its current form, but that doesn't mean they won't. We'...


NJ Assembly Speaker Will Not Seek Re-Election

Thursday, September 03, 2009

New Jersey Assembly Speaker Joseph Roberts Junior says he'll be stepping down at the end of the year. He says he's been planning the move for some time, but wanted to get the state budget passed first.

ROBERTS: I had an obligation as the presiding officer ...


In the Game: Vick, PGA

Friday, August 14, 2009

On Wednesday this week, we speculated on what would happen next in the career of former NFL star-turned-rehabilitated-felon, Michael Vick. Coincidentally, on Thursday his next step...


Is Michigan the New Cuba?

Friday, August 14, 2009

President Obama's pledge to shut down the infamous federal detention center at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, by January 2010 means the administration needs to quickly find a place for the 2...


Beyond the Moon: The Next Generation of Astronauts

Monday, July 20, 2009

On the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing, The Takeaway talks to two members of the next generation of astronauts: Kate Rubins, who has been accepted to NASA’s 2009 Astronaut ...


Energy Use: Keeping Down with Your Neighbors

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

It's widely believed that if you knew how much energy you used every day, you'd be more motivated to cut back. But what if you also knew how much your neighbors used? Would you be eve...


Obama's Speech: Reaction in the Arab Press

Friday, June 05, 2009

President Obama received a standing ovation after his speech yesterday in Cairo calling for a “new beginning” between the U.S. and the Muslim world. But was the response around the Mu...


Get On The Bus, Gus: Bus Rapid Transit Takes Hold

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

With shrinking budgets and expanding populations, cities across the globe are desperate for cheap mass transit. From Johannesburg to Jakarta to Cleveland, city governments are choosin...


No Nukes Is Good Nukes: Hans Blix And The IAEA

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

The U.S. and the United Nations now have to calibrate their reaction to North Korea's recent missile test, while also worrying about Iran's nuclear ambition and fears of proliferation...