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The 2012 election is just six days away, and voters in swing states like Virginia and Ohio are still reeling from the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. How might Hurricane Sandy impact affect early voting, and voter turnout on election day? Anna Sale, reporter for It's A Free Country, and Todd Zwillich, The Takeaway's Washington correspondent, explain.
New York and New Jersey are still reeling from Hurricane Sandy. J. David Goodman, reporter for our partner, The New York Times, and freelance reporter Scott Gurian explain the latest on the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
For the past two days, a battery-powered radio has been the only connection to the outside world for many New Yorkers. And for many of them, music, particularly classical music, offered a brief respite from the confusion outside. Jeffrey Spurgeon is the morning host of WQXR.
American exceptionalism resounds through both the Republican and Democratic campaigns this year, and Americans are unique...in that only about half of us vote in presidential elections. Documentary filmmaker Errol Morris details a few reasons why in his recent op-doc on The New York Times, "11 Excellent Reasons Not to Vote?"
Far Rockaway, Queens, one of New York's most treasured beach communities, was also one of the most devastated areas of New York City in Hurricane Sandy. Phillip Goldfeder is the New York State Assemblyman from the Far Rockaways and a resident of the community. Jillienne Jordan lived through a terrifying hurricane rescue from her home in the Far Rockaway neighborhood of Belle Harbor.