Midterm Elections / Local Initiatives

Guests: Wendy Kaufman NPR Reporter in Seattle, Washington Don Gonyea NPR Correspondent in Detroit, Michigan Ina Jaffe NPR Senior Correspondent in Los Angeles, California Dane Waters President, Initiative Referendum Institute It's a cliche to say all politics is local. Yet many of the country's hot-button social issues will be decided in voters' home states in the form of ballot inititatives. Americans will weigh in on affirmative action, same sex marriages, physician assisted suicide, and cigarette taxes. Join Ray Suarez and guests for a look at some of the key initiatives on ballots across the country and how they might affect you and your community.

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