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Shared economy shows its political strength

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This week the "shared economy" companies like Air B&B and Uber got a big lift in San Francisco. 
Voters there defeated Proposition F - which would have drastically curbed short-term rentals available on the room-sharing website.

It was a decisive victory for AirBnB, and some say others.  We talk about it with Connor Dougherty, who wrote about this for the New York Times