GOP en Cuomo Says He's Proud Of Lack Of Partisanship In Albany <p>Governor Cuomo tried to change the subject with two economic development appearances, in the aftermath of a political endorsement that has shaken up the Capitol. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:10:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 91978 at Cuomo Says He's Proud Of Lack Of Partisanship In Albany 5/19/14 Panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao and political consultant Libby Post.</p><p>Topics include:<br />VA Data<br />DirecTV Deal<br />California Chrome<br />3 Gay GOP Candidates<br />Student Debt Study</p><p> Mon, 19 May 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 90751 at 5/19/14 Panel Congressional Corner With Tim Vercellotti <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Republicans have controlled the House since after the 2010 midterms.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the GOP could keep the House two elections later.</p><p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 15:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 81060 at Congressional Corner With Tim Vercellotti Obama warns GOP against blocking gun bill <p>President Barack Obama is warning Republican lawmakers against using delay tactics to sink gun control legislation.</p><p>Obama spoke last night about his gun proposals in Connecticut, where 20 children and 6 adults were killed in a horrific school shooting last year. The shooting spurred fresh debate in Washington over gun control measures.</p><p>The president is singling out GOP lawmakers who want to use procedural maneuvers to block legislation. Obama says the move would be akin to saying the public's opinion doesn't matter.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 10:01:09 +0000 Jaired Crofut 61772 at Obama warns GOP against blocking gun bill Boss Rove by Craig Unger <p>The 2012 presidential contest between President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney represents the comeback of GOP boss Karl Rove, according to Vanity Fair investigative reporter Craig Unger. Tue, 30 Oct 2012 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 50907 at Boss Rove by Craig Unger CT GOP Chair Says State Could Swing For Romney <p>Chairman of the Connecticut Republican Party Jerry Labriola says he's making the argument to national Republican officials that Connecticut can be a possible win for presidential candidate Mitt Romney. WAMC’s Lucas Willard has more…</p><p>Labriola told The Associated Press Monday that he's pointing out how President Barack Obama's popularity in the Democratic-leaning state has waned and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon is running a strong campaign.</p><p>He said "Connecticut is more and more becoming in play" and national Republicans are listening to him.</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 23:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 46533 at Mass. delegation heads to GOP convention <p>The Massachusetts delegation to next week's Republican National Convention could enjoy an enhanced role at the gathering as it represents the home state of the presumptive GOP presidential nominee. WAMC’s Lucas Willard reports…</p><p>There are 41 voting delegates and 38 alternates in the Bay State delegation. All are committed to former Gov. Mitt Romney.</p><p>State GOP spokesman Tim Buckley says the delegation will be given a prominent place on the convention floor and will stay in the same hotel as Romney across from the Tampa Bay Times Forum.</p> Sat, 25 Aug 2012 02:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 46380 at Mass. delegation heads to GOP convention Three Compete in GOP Senate Primary; Gillibrand Awaits <p>The three Republicans running in a primary to take on Democrat Senator Kirsten Gillibrand are meeting voters around New York, rounding up endorsements and lobbing critiques at the incumbent.</p><p>But with primary day looming June 26, are people paying attention?</p><p>Polls show most voters still don&#39;t know much about lawyer Wendy Long, Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos or U.S. Representative Bob Turner. Low turnout is expected on primary day for an election among candidates still trying to build name recognition.</p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 11:12:56 +0000 40357 at Three Compete in GOP Senate Primary; Gillibrand Awaits NY Voters Head to the Polls for Presidential Primary <p>New York&rsquo;s Presidential primary is today, but the initial excitement over the vote vanished when Rick Santorum dropped out earlier this month. State GOP leaders say they are looking ahead to the general election instead.&nbsp; Capitol Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports&hellip;</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 12:46:12 +0000 Karen Dewitt 37474 at NY Voters Head to the Polls for Presidential Primary