Takeouts: Civil Rights, Playoff Baseball, Executive Pay Caps

Friday, October 23, 2009

  • Washington Takeout: Congress has passed an expansion to the federal definition of "hate crimes"; the law will now include crimes based on gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and disability.  The Takeaway's Washington correspondent, Todd Zwillich, has more about the bill now headed for the president's desk.  
  • Sports Takeout: The Takeaway's sports contributor, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, takes a look at Game 5 of baseball's American League Championship Series. The NY Yankees lost last night to the Anaheim Angels and now lead the series 3-2.
  • Listener Takeout: Listeners respond to our question on whether the government should regulate executive pay at bailed-out corporations.

Guests:

Ibrahim Abdul-Matin and Todd Zwillich

Contributors:

Jim Colgan and David J Fazekas

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