NYC Post-Election Discussion

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DeBlasio wins by a landslide — now, will NYC’s first Progressive mayor in 20 years take us back to the bad ‘ole days of the Dinkins administration?  He won with his tale of two cities — the rich in their high-rent condominiums, and the poor — everyone else in this town.  It was time for a change, and he gave a voice to it.  The Power Panel discusses his win.

Election Connection

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Government Shutdown

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We are in Day 8 of a government shutdown as a default on raising the debt ceiling becomes more and more of a possibility — for the first time in our history, the United States risks the chance of becoming a deadbeat nation to the rest of the world.  The Power Panel discusses this sad scenario.

NYC Mayoral Primary

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After 20 years of the the Guiliani/Bloomberg era in NYC, people are ready for a change.  Bill DeBlasio scored over 40% in the Democratic primary — a progressive, liberal candidate who featured his mixed-race son in his campaign ads.  How did he do it?  The Power Panel discusses the results of the primary, and what to expect in the upcoming election.