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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on CIA Director Mike Pompeo's secret meeting with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un.  Dr. Chartock also discusses the deaths of former First Lady Barbara Bush and NPR newscaster and personality Carl Kasell Tuesday.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's rejection of new sanctions against Russia.  Dr. Chartock also discusses this year's Pulitzer Prizes, which were announced Monday.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the FBI's raid of President Trump's lawyer's office and the possibility that the president will fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the beginning of baseball season, President Donald Trump's comments regarding fraudulent voting and rapists from Mexico, and Trump's statement that he did not know about his lawyer's payoff to Stormy Daniels. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on President Trump's proclamation that DACA is dead.  Dr. Chartock also discusses the New York state budget.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Environmental Protection Agency, which is preparing to weaken Obama-era pollution standards for automotive companies. Dr. Chartock also discusses the New York state budget negotiations. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the states that will challenge the Trump Administration's plan to ask people if they are citizens on the 2020 census.  Dr. Chartock also discusses North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un's secret meeting with China's President Xi Jinping in Beijing and President Trump's trade deal with South Korea.

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

Mar 27, 2018

WAMC's Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's decision to expel 60 Russian diplomats in the wake of the alleged poisoning of two former Russian spies on British soil.  Dr. Chartock also discusses the key role suburbs nationwide will play in the midterm election.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the March For Our Lives movement and Stormy Daniels' interview on "60 Minutes" about her alleged affair with President Donald Trump.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the $1.3 trillion spending plan that Congressional leaders have agreed upon.  Dr. Chartock also discusses the growing controversy with Facebook and Cambridge Analytica.  

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's visit to New Hampshire yesterday and Cynthia Nixon's announcement that she will run for New York governor.

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

Mar 19, 2018

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's comments on Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller.  Dr. Chartock also shares his thoughts on the firing of Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation orders a Trump affiliated business to surrender files on Russia, international cyber attacks, the battle over SALT tax deductions between Republican Representative John Faso and Democrat New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and more.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the outcome of the hotly contested Pennsylvania Congressional race, the nerve agent used against a former Russian spy, Larry Kudlow to replace Gary Cohn as Trump's top economic advisor, and walkouts across the nation in regards to gun violence. 

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

Mar 14, 2018

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's statement following the guilty verdicts in the case against his former aide Joseph Percoco.  Dr. Chartock also discusses the "We Rise: A Right To Safety" movement across the country today.

WAMC's Alan Chartock discusses the United Kingdom's accusation that Russia is behind a recent nerve gas attack on British soil.  Dr. Chartock also talks about President Trump abandoning his gun control promises.

WAMC's Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's rally over the weekend.  Dr. Chartock also shares his thoughts on China officially repealing presidential term limits.

WAMC's Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports and the president's alleged payoff of porn star Stormy Daniels.

WAMC's Alan Chartock delivers his morning commentary.  Dr. Chartock discuses President Donald Trump's top economic advisor's departure from the administration and former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick's statement that a 2020 run for president is on his radar.

WAMC's Alan Chartock discusses the impending storm and the potential for a trade war amid President Trump's tariff announcements.

WAMC's Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's comments about China's President XI Jinping extending his tenure "for life."  President Trump said someday the U.S. may do the same.  Chartock also talks about the pending Italian election results and the GOP leaders backing Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro for New York governor.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks and President Trump backing proposed gun control policies.

WAMC's Alan Chartock discusses President Donald Trump's Senior Advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner, who has reportedly lost his top security clearance. Dr. Chartock also discusses a Politco article about a "Rogue Russia."

WAMC's political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's calls for arming trained teachers as part of an effort to fortify schools against shootings, comments by the National Rifle Association's Wayne LaPierre and new unsealed charges against President Trump's former campaign chair Paul Manafort. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on gun control in the wake of the Parkland, Fla. shooting.

WAMC's political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's ordering the Justice Department to propose regulations to ban so-called bump stocks and a report showing more than twice as many women are running for Congress this year compared to 2016. 

WAMC's political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discusses indications that President Trump is open to supporting a bipartisan congressional effort to revise federal background checks for prospective gun buyers and President Trump's endorsement of Mitt Romney in the Utah Senate race. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Presidents Day.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the public outcry for political change in the wake of the Parkland school shooting in Florida and former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's bid for Senate in Utah.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Parkland, Fla. school shooting and President Trump's comments on domestic violence in this morning's political commentary.

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