president obama http://wamc.org en Herbert London: Is President Obama In Touch With Reality? http://wamc.org/post/herbert-london-president-obama-touch-reality <p>Critics have suggested that President Obama’s foreign policy is “feckless.” Some have argued the president is insouciant, a relative innocent, incapable of responding to the challenges that confront him. I see it somewhat differently.</p><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:45:00 +0000 Herbert London 87261 at http://wamc.org 3/12/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/31214-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Mike Spain; Associate Editor of the Times-Union and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Jet Off-Course<br />Feinstein on Spying<br />Obama on Between Two Ferns<br />Disaster Care<br />TU Stories</p><p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 85652 at http://wamc.org 3/12/14 Panel Congressional Corner With Tim Vercellotti http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-tim-vercellotti-11 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>John Boehner recently sat down with the president at the White House for a rare meeting.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, discusses the Ohio Republican with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.</p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 15:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 84992 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Tim Vercellotti GOP Rival Romney: Obama Dishonest on Health Care http://wamc.org/post/gop-rival-romney-obama-dishonest-health-care <p>WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney is accusing President Barack Obama of being "dishonest" about his health care law.</p><p>Romney says Obama knew people would lose their private insurance coverage under the law. He criticizes Obama for promising that people could keep their existing plans if they wished.</p><p>In an interview on <em>CBS This Morning&nbsp;</em> Friday, Romney said several times that Obama had been "dishonest." He says, quote, "What starts twisted, stays twisted."</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 20:35:08 +0000 Jim Levulis 77912 at http://wamc.org GOP Rival Romney: Obama Dishonest on Health Care Herbert London: The World I’ve Known Has Come To An End http://wamc.org/post/herbert-london-world-i-ve-known-has-come-end <p>There was a time not so long ago when I could select my own doctor. There was a time when I could choose my health insurance company. There was a time when everyone believed Marxism was a failure, an idea relegated to the ash heap of history. There was a time when class warfare occurred in other places far away, but Americans believed in opportunity, not sponging from others.</p><p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 17:52:00 +0000 Herbert London 77175 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary http://wamc.org/post/dr-alan-chartocks-morning-commentary-31 <p>WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock talks about the latest developments concerning U.S. military involvement in Syria, the New York City and Albany mayoral primaries, and the 12th anniversary of the September 11th attacks.</p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 11:43:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 73334 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary 9/6/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/9613-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today's panelists are </span>WAMC’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Alan </span>Chartock<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, newsman Ray </span>Graf<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and Joe Donahue.</span></p><p>Topics include:<br>Obama &amp; Putin<br>Syria Vote Count<br>Tipping Debate<br>E-Cigarettes<br>NSA on Encryption</p><p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 73021 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Joe Courtney http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-joe-courtney-7 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>President Obama has targeted college costs and student loan debt in recent addresses.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Joe Courtney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that students are about to get a break.</p><p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 72464 at http://wamc.org Dan Lundquist on President Obama's Visit to Upstate New York And The Rising Cost of College http://wamc.org/post/dan-lundquist-president-obamas-visit-upstate-new-york-and-rising-cost-college <p>President Obama made stops in upstate New York and Pennsylvania last week to focus on the cost of higher education. The president called for a new system to hold colleges and universities accountable for not just the cost of tuition but the dropout rate, job prospects for their graduates and other factors.</p><p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 16:48:21 +0000 Brian Shields 72230 at http://wamc.org Dan Lundquist on President Obama's Visit to Upstate New York And The Rising Cost of College Republican Party Leaders Rail Against President Obama's NY, PA Bus Tour http://wamc.org/post/republican-party-leaders-rail-against-president-obamas-ny-pa-bus-tour <p>National and state Republican Party leaders are calling President Obama’s upcoming New York visit a lame duck bus tour.</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 18:29:49 +0000 Allison Dunne 71920 at http://wamc.org Republican Party Leaders Rail Against President Obama's NY, PA Bus Tour