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 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: Flynn, the star of The Westminster Dog Show, President Trump's "Harvest Box" proposal and Todd Howe's testimony in the trail of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's former aide Joseph Percoco.
Dr. Alan Chartock discusses State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb dropping out of the New York govenor's race, domestic abuse claims in the White House and Mike Pence at the Olympics in South Korea.
WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the end of the Winter 2018 Fund Drive, the extreme weather hitting the region today, President Donald Trump's lawyers telling him not to meet with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and the economy.
Well, the fund drive raised two million dollars. That’s incredible. Two million dollars! We had to buy that tower on top of Mount Greylock once we knew it would be available. If someone else had gotten the tower and we were required to move OUR ANTENNA– even just a few feet – it could have been disastrous. We would have been obligated to reapply to the Federal Communications Commission for our license and we might well have lost our grandfather status on the tower which permits us to reach so many of our listeners.
WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump allowing the release of California Representative Devin Nunes' memo, a Florida Judge's decision to restore felon's voting rights after time served and the WAMC Locked Box.
WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, President Donald Trump's first state of union, and Republican New York state Senator John DeFrancisco declaring to run against Governor Andrew Cuomo.
WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, President Donald Trump says he's looking forward to talk to speaking with federal prosecutors regarding the Russian investigation, and the trial of former top aide to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Joe Percoco.
WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box and the progress of the upcoming fund drive, the government shut down, and longtime aide to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Joe Percoco, on trial today.
WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, President Donald Trump wanting to take a look at libel laws, and an op-ed in the New York Times where, in Germany, some are calling for Angela Merkel to step aside.