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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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Connections: Discussing the intersection of free speech, politics, and social media

A federal court recently ruled that politicians can't block followers on Twitter. The decision came after critics of President Trump sued him because he...
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Fri, 10/04/2019 - 10:45am
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Connections: Rev. Angela Sims, the new president of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School

We sit down with the new president of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, Rev. Angela Sims . Sims is the institution’s first female president, and...
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Wed, 10/02/2019 - 10:46am
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Connections: Candidates for Monroe County Board of Elections Commissioner

There will soon be a new Board of Elections Commissioner for Monroe County, and it’s a position that has a lot of sway in regards to voter access. We...
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Fri, 08/02/2019 - 10:45am
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Connections: Debating political patronage

This hour, we have a conversation about political patronage. When is an appointment or hire legitimate, and when does it smack of political patronage?...
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Thu, 08/01/2019 - 10:31am
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