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Video: Fixing America: Christine Quinn on the path to LGBT equality

Christine Quinn, speaker of the New York City Council, offers her ideas about how LGBT communities can achieve equality.

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Poll: Gay marriage

Will the issue of gay marriage affect your vote? Vote in our poll.

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Video: Need to Know, January 6, 2012: Help wanted: New Hampshire

How is Main Street doing? On the eve of the New Hampshire presidential primary, Need to Know visits Nashua and travels up and down that city’s Main Street to find out.

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Poll: Waiting for Superman

Is there one person who can turnaround our economy? Vote in our poll.

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Video: Fixing government: DJ Spooky on investing in the arts

The multimedia artist and writer says that investing in the arts can help Americans unleash their imagination during tough economic times.

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Need to Know, December 30, 2011: Eye on Iowa

This week, Need to Know homes in on Iowa, where the all-important presidential caucuses will take place to set the stage for the 2012 campaigns ahead.

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Video: Fixing government: Christine Quinn on getting government out of small businesses’ way

Small businesses are often touted as the backbone of the American economy, but New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn says they often see government as an obstruction.

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Video: Fixing government: Anna Holmes on getting politicians to communicate

Jezebel founding editor Anna Holmes suggests mandatory communications courses for members of Congress to encourage understanding and civil debate between parties.

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Video: Fixing government: Anil Dash on a social media revolution for policymakers

Technology writer and entrepreneur Anil Dash proposes that policymakers use social media to find out what their constituents want.