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After Iowa, It’s Onto New Hampshire

After Iowa, It’s Onto New Hampshire
Rick SantorumA win is a win, even when it’s a virtual tie. Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney won the Iowa Republican caucuses by eight votes last night over Rick Santorum (pictured). The former Pennsylvania Senator – who says he's the only truly conservative choice – couldn’t be happier. Today, the candidates move to the next big battleground, New Hampshire. We’ll look at Romney’s stronghold there, assess the other candidates plans and much more.

Guests:
  Kara Miller, WGBH contributor
  David Yepsen, former political columnist for the Des Moines Register and current director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University.
  Shira Schoenberg, The Boston Globe’s NH Primary Correspondent.
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012       Listen 897

The Great Back Bay Blackout
After a smoky electrical transformer fire knocked out power to about 21,000 homes and businesses, sections of the neighborhood are getting back online. But problems are expected to persist into tonight. We’ll have the latest.

Guests:
  Garrett Quinn, WGBH contributor and author of the Less is More blog on Boston.com
  Meg Mainzer-Cohen, president of the Back Bay Association
  Marcia Gregg, a Back Bay resident who (along with her family) lost power (and still doesn’t have it)
  David Jacobs, publisher and editor The Boston Courant, covers Back Bay, South End Beacon Hill and Fenway

The Baffler Is Back
The self-described “journal that blunts the cutting edge” is back in print after a two-year hiatus. The Baffler’s latest issue of scathing media, political and cultural criticism hits newsstands tomorrow. And no cow is sacred. (Not even the one that pays its bills).

Guests:
  John Summers, editor of The Baffler
  Thomas Frank, journalist and author of books like What’s The Matter With Kansas? and most recently, Pity The Billionaire. Founding editor of The Baffler

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