Alan Chartock

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Dr. Alan Chartock is professor emeritus at the University at Albany. He hosts the weekly Capitol Connection series, heard on public radio stations around New York. The program for almost twelve years, higlighted interviews with Governor Mario Cuomo and now continues with conversations with state political leaders. Dr. Chartock also appears each week on The Media Project and the Roundtable and offers commentary on Morning Edition, weekdays at 7:37 am.

During his long tenure at WAMC/Northeast Public Radio, Alan Chartock has interviewed interesting people of every stripe. From Governors, Senators and top lawmakers, to newsmakers including World War II heroes and former UN weapons inspectors. Dr. Chartock has also had the chance for in-depth chats with artists, musicians, actors and directors...authors...you name it! 

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  Most members of Congress are gearing up for their reelection campaigns.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he prefers a competitive district. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, the Hoosick Falls water crisis, and Michael Bloomberg vs. Rupert Murdoch.

  In five days, the polls and prognostications can go out the window: voters are finally going to caucus in Iowa.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that former New York Senator Hillary Clinton remains his firm choice. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, Donald Trump stepping out of the next GOP debate, and Chris Gibson.

  Massachusetts’ Congressional delegation is stocked with Democrats. So why is the governor a Republican?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, and WAMC’s Alan Chartock try to figure it out. 

  In just a few days, primary voters will help whittle the presidential field.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, looks back on the race so far with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, the weekend blizzard, a voided ticket involving two police officers, and Donald Trump's latest comments.

    In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani continue their discussion about Igor Stravinsky, hearing a selection from Les Noces.

  In just a few days, we’ll know if the presidential primary predictions were right.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, talks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock about the state of polling.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, inquiry into Putin's involvement in Litvinenko's death, Flint, Michigan and universal healthcare.

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