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Hamid Karzai's Notorious Running Mate

Afghan President Hamid Karzai's running mate is ex-militia chief Mohammad Fahim. James Risen, investigative reporter for The New York Times, joins The Takeaway to discuss why the U.S. dislikes Fahim but could not prevent Karzai from selecting him.

Global Politics

Covering Senator Kennedy in the News

The Takeaway talks to Chris Lydon, Open Source radio creator and former NPR host, about his years of reporting on Senator Kennedy. We also hear from Jeff Zeleny of The New York Times, who is awaiting President Obama's address on Kennedy's death.