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Connections: Pittsford Town Supervisor Bill Smith on the future of Pittsford

Pittsford Town Supervisor Bill Smith easily won re-election last month. His Democratic opponent called the campaign a referendum on the future of...
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Tue, 12/03/2019 - 10:46am
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Connections: Discussing the candidacy of Pete Buttigieg

Fresh polling from Iowa and New Hampshire shows South Bend, Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg surging to the top of contenders. Can he win the nomination? We...
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Wed, 11/27/2019 - 9:10am
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Connections: Adam Bello, Monroe County Executive-elect

On Election Night, Adam Bello became the first Democrat to be elected Monroe County Executive in nearly 30 years. His victory spurred immediate reaction...
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Mon, 11/18/2019 - 9:38am
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Connections: Princeton University professor Julian Zelizer on the roots of Trump's presidency

We sit down with Princeton University history professor, Julian Zelizer. Zelizer is a scholar of American political history, with a focus on the second...
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Thu, 11/07/2019 - 9:18am
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Connections: Examining the impact of Tuesday's election results

We examine the impact of a historic night in Monroe County politics. Democrats have won the top seat in the county for the first time in three decades,...
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Wed, 11/06/2019 - 9:50am
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Connections: Local Democrats discuss the party's generational divide

New polling from six battleground states finds good news for President Trump, and challenging news for Democrats hoping to win the White House. The New...
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Tue, 11/05/2019 - 9:26am
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Connections: Debating Facebook's role in vetting news stories and political ads

What is Facebook's role when it comes to vetting news stories and political ads? Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and Mark Zuckerberg recently debated the issue...
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Fri, 11/01/2019 - 10:20am
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Connections: Discussing the legacy of Elijah Cummings

The United States lost a civil rights leader this week, with the passing of longtime Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings. We discuss does his legacy,...
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 12:17pm
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Connections: Discussing friendships with people who have different values and political views

Ellen DeGeneres faced criticism after a photo of her laughing with former President George W. Bush went viral. DeGeneres and Bush sat next to each other...
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Tue, 10/08/2019 - 10:31am
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Connections: Candidates for Rochester City Council, South District

We continue our series of discussions for candidates for Rochester City Council. This hour, we sit down with candidates for the South District: Alex...
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Mon, 10/07/2019 - 10:39am
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