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Best Game in Town #24: Is Obama the new Reagan?

On this week's episode of the WBEZ political podcast The Best Game in Town, historian Rick Perlstein helps us explore the comparisons between Presidents (and Illinoisans) Barack Obama and Ronald Reagan. Perlstein wrote a recent article for Newsweek on the topic. Plus: a look ahead to the first days in office for Chicago's next mayor, with political consultant Dave Lundy, political scientist Jaime Dominguez, NPR reporter Cheryl Corley, and Chicago Sun-Times columnist Laura Washington.

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