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Connections: Discussing how President Biden's stimulus plan could impact people with disabilities

One aspect of President Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan is focused on helping people with disabilities. If passed, the American Rescue Plan would...
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Tue, 01/26/2021 - 10:03am
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Connections: Reactions to Governor Cuomo's 2021 state budget address

We hear reaction to Governor Cuomo's 2021 state budget address from our guests: Assemblymember Jen Lunsford , District 135 Karen DeWitt , Capitol Bureau...
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Tue, 01/19/2021 - 9:23am
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Joe Morelle Jr. announces bid for Irondequoit supervisor seat

Joe Morelle Jr., the son of House Rep. Joe Morelle, has announced his intention to run for Irondequoit supervisor. The Democrat’s declaration comes just...
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Wed, 01/13/2021 - 11:39am
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Connections: Discussing Wednesday's events at the U.S. Capitol

We discuss the extraordinary and horrific events that unfolded in Washington, D.C. Wednesday. We're joined by people who have worked in the U.S. Capitol...
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Thu, 01/07/2021 - 9:17am
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Connections: Discussing the impact of the Georgia Senate runoff elections

We discuss the results of the Georgia Senate runoff elections and the impact they will have on the U.S. Senate. Democrat Raphael Warnock, an Atlanta...
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Wed, 01/06/2021 - 9:50am
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Connections: Assessing President-elect Biden's selections for Cabinet positions

President-elect Biden has been unveiling his selections for various Cabinet positions. The response has varied, depending on the choice. Biden selected...
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Mon, 01/04/2021 - 10:09am
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Connections: How can Democrats win more rural voters?

In the past forty years, the American political landscape has largely flipped. In 1980, Democrats won only nine out of the 100 highest income counties....
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Fri, 12/04/2020 - 9:26am
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Connections: Is it time to abolish the Electoral College?

Is it time to abolish the Electoral College? The question gained traction after the 2016 election, and has been the subject of heated debate in this...
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Tue, 11/24/2020 - 9:28am
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Connections: How to have - or avoid - difficult conversations during Thanksgiving

It's a question we ask each year before the Thanksgiving: how can we have - or avoid - difficult conversations about politics or race-related issues...
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Wed, 11/18/2020 - 10:05am
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Connections: Paul Hypolite on reshaping the field of American lobbying

Rochester native Paul Hypolite is trying to change the way America thinks about lobbyists. His recent op-ed for the Gotham Gazette is titled, "I am a...
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Tue, 11/17/2020 - 9:05am
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