presidential election http://wamc.org en Congressional Corner With Richard Neal http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-richard-neal-13 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Hillary Clinton’s memoir of her time as Secretary of State is widely viewed as an unofficial 2016 kickoff.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he believes the ex-New York Senator will run for president.</p><p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 92433 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Richard Neal Congressional Corner With Brad Hays http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-brad-hays-13 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>2016 could sound a lot like 1992, at least when it comes to presidential politics.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays and WAMC’s Alan Chartock survey the field.</p><p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 87695 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Brad Hays "Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America" by Dan Balz http://wamc.org/post/collision-2012-obama-vs-romney-and-future-elections-america-dan-balz <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Dan Balz, one of the nation's most respected political reporters, has written his review of the last presidential election — what happened and why. It's called <em>Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America</em>.</p><p>The chief correspondent for <em>The Washington Post</em>, Balz is the author of several books, including one on President Obama's first election — <em>The Battle for America 2008: The Story of an Extraordinary Election</em> — written with Haynes Johnson.</p><p>In his new book, <em>Collision 2012</em>, he offers an insider's account of the forces that shaped the political strategies of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, and the flaws and misfires that led to Romney's ultimate defeat.</p><p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 71123 at http://wamc.org "Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America" by Dan Balz Congressional Corner with Sean Patrick Maloney http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-sean-patrick-maloney-1 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Will she or won’t she?</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he hopes Hillary Clinton will seek the presidency once again.</p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 64831 at http://wamc.org "Dogfight: The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse" by Calvin Trillin http://wamc.org/post/dogfight-2012-presidential-campaign-verse-calvin-trillin <p><em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0812993683/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0812993683&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Dogfight: The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0812993683" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em> is a narrative poem interrupted regularly by other poems and occasionally by what Calvin Trillin calls a pause for prose With the same barbed wit he displayed in the bestsellers Deciding the Next Decider, Obliviously On He Sails, and A Heckuva Job, America’s deadline poet trains his sights on the Tea Party and the slapstick field of contenders for the Republican nomination.</p><p> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 54192 at http://wamc.org "Dogfight: The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse" by Calvin Trillin Question of the Day - Who Will Win? http://wamc.org/post/question-day-who-will-win Since all the public opinion polls and experts are predicting a close race between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney Tuesday, we though our question of the day would put you on the spot and ask – Who do you predict is going to win the Presidential Election? <p> We are not asking who should, or who you want – just who you think is going to win. Tue, 06 Nov 2012 13:58:48 +0000 Joe Donahue 51405 at http://wamc.org Blair Horner: Every vote counts http://wamc.org/post/blair-horner-every-vote-counts <p></p><p>As much as medical care, public policy decisions have a tremendous impact on Americans’ health care.&nbsp; And there is no decision more important than next week’s Presidential choice.&nbsp;</p><p>Americans who watched the 2000 Presidential election – including Al Gore – know that it’s not the nation’s total popular vote that chooses the President.&nbsp; In fact, there have been a total of three Presidents elected while losing the national popular vote.</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 19:36:52 +0000 Blair Horner 51037 at http://wamc.org