Mitt Romney http://wamc.org en Romney Backs NY Congressional Candidate http://wamc.org/post/romney-backs-ny-congressional-candidate <p></p><p>A former presidential candidate is supporting a congressional candidate in the Hudson Valley. The district includes all of Orange and Putnam Counties as well as parts of Dutchess and Westchester Counties.</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 00:39:23 +0000 Allison Dunne 92932 at http://wamc.org Romney Backs NY Congressional Candidate 3/10/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/31014-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, WAMC’s Ray Graf, and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Missing Jet<br />Ukraine Update<br />Romney?<br />Keystone Poll<br />Toll Program</p><p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 85473 at http://wamc.org 3/10/14 Panel 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 Obama Expected To Link Mass., Federal Health Laws http://wamc.org/post/obama-expected-link-mass-federal-health-laws <p>When President Barack Obama lands in Boston to talk about the federal health insurance overhaul today, he'll be hoping to draw parallels with Massachusetts' landmark 2006 health law.</p><p>Obama's message: Be patient.</p><p>When Massachusetts first passed its law, the rate of people signing up grew only sluggishly. As deadlines approached, the pace picked up. And today, the law remains popular and provided a blueprint for Obama's law.</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 12:05:31 +0000 Jaired Crofut 76639 at http://wamc.org Obama Expected To Link Mass., Federal Health Laws Michael Meeropol: The U.S. Dodged a Bullet on Election Day http://wamc.org/post/michael-meeropol-us-dodged-bullet-election-day <p></p> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 16:52:13 +0000 52959 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Open Forum – The Cyber Secession Movement : 11/13/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-open-forum-cyber-secession-movement-111312 <p>Following the reelection of President Barack Obama last week, the residents of 32 states, at last count, have filed petitions online asking that they be allowed to secede from the United States and form their own sovereign governments.</p><p>Statements filed for Texas and Louisiana have the most virtual signatures in support of their petitions, enough so that, according to the “<a href="https://wwws.whitehouse.gov/petitions">We the People</a>” web page, White House staff will review them and forward them to the proper policy experts.</p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 20:59:06 +0000 51924 at http://wamc.org Stephen Gottlieb: Romney-Ryan Rickshaws http://wamc.org/post/stephen-gottlieb-romney-ryan-rickshaws <p></p><p>Both candidates say they want to pull us out of the recession and put people back to work – to create jobs. Jobs, jobs, jobs, the election seems to be about jobs.</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 19:25:34 +0000 Stephen Gottlieb 50512 at http://wamc.org Blair Horner: Fact checking the health care debate http://wamc.org/post/blair-horner-fact-checking-health-care-debate <p></p><p>As we all know, the fate of the federal health care reform law is to be decided by voters this November.&nbsp; There are those running against the law that argue that they want to “repeal and replace” the law.&nbsp;</p><p>However, there has been no alternative offered by opponents – just vague promises, partial pledges and grotesque distortions of the federal law itself.</p><p>In the heat of the political season, it’s important to take a closer look at opponents’ promises.</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 19:06:32 +0000 Blair Horner 50503 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Open Forum - The Final Presidential Debate : 10/23/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-open-forum-final-presidential-debate-102312 <p>Last night marked the final presidential debate before Election Day in a mere two weeks. On this edition of Vox Pop we ask, who won the final debate? WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 19:00:00 +0000 50443 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Open Forum - The Final Presidential Debate : 10/23/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-open-forum-final-presidential-debate-102312-0 <p>Last night marked the final presidential debate before Election Day in a mere two weeks. On this edition of Vox Pop we ask, who won the final debate? WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 19:00:00 +0000 50445 at http://wamc.org