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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Donald Trump's comments to the family of a fallen soldier, renewal of health care subsidies for CHIP, and inmigration from Puerto Rico.

WAMC’s Fund Drive Exceeds All Expectations

Oct 17, 2017

WAMC’s Fund Drive Exceeds All Expectations

In one day and a morning, WAMC/Northeast Public Radio once again successfully concluded its $1 million fund drive, after having raised the first $500,000 in advance of the on-air portion of the drive. The on-air drive ended at 9:20 a.m. Tuesday with pledges still coming in.

Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Trump's executive order on health care, the proposed tax plan, California's deadly wildfires, and President Trump's comments on the free press and the first amendment.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's comments on the press, a localized push for right to die legislation, a potential constitutional convention, and the upcoming fund drive.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the locked box, upcoming Fund Drive, President Donald Trump's ongoing feud with Rex Tillerson, comments by Senator Bob Corker, evidence of Russian collusion and Robert Mueller's investigation.

10/10/17 Panel

Oct 10, 2017

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are: WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Communications Consultant Theresa Bourgeois, Albany County District Attorney David Soares and Empire Report’s J.P. Miller.

Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the upcoming Fund Drive, EPA rollback of clean air policies, Trump's promise to fulfill his mandate, and Governor Andrew Cuomo's comments on Columbus Day.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses growing tensions between President Trump and Senate Republicans, the NRA's take on a possible ban on bump stocks, Trump's rollback of birth control access for women, and the controversy of Columbus Day.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the push for a ban on bump stocks for automatic weapons, Trump's decision to de-certify the Iran nuclear deal.

10/5/17 Panel

Oct 5, 2017

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are: WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, Professor of Political Science at Siena College Vera Eccarius-Kelly and Communications Consultant Joe Bonilla.

Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Rex Tillerson, growing evidence of Russian collusion, discoveries of plans and methods used by Stephen Paddock in Las Vegas, and the upcoming fund drive.

Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Fund drive, information unfolding after the Las Vegas mass shooting, a case against Gerrymandering, and a Republican abortion ban bill.

10/3/17 Panel

Oct 3, 2017

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are: WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain and the Empire Report’s J.P. Miller.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Locked Box, the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, and more.

Many Sides

Oct 2, 2017

I have some very strong beliefs in life. I believe that health care is a right for every American. I just can't fathom why some people think that if you are poor, you and your kids don't have any such right. In fact, universal health care is just one example of something I believe in. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, the Las Vegas mass shooting, and President Donald Trump tweeting at Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on wasting time on North Korea.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, Skelos and Silver's convictions overturned, and announces Harry Belafonte at the Egg in support of WAMC's Fund Drive.

9/28/17 Panel

Sep 28, 2017

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are: WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, Professor of Political Science at Siena College Vera Eccarius-Kelly, Communications Consultant Theresa Bourgeois and Associate Professor of American Studies at Dickinson College Marisol LeBron.  

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the upcoming fund drive, Justice Neil Gorsuch's political independence, the Republican tax plan, and the death of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Dean Skelos, Roy Moore's win in Alabama, involvement of the IRS in the investigation into Paul Manafort and Michael Flynn.

9/26/17 Panel

Sep 26, 2017

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain and the Empire Report’s J.P. Miller.

9/25/17 Panel

Sep 25, 2017

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Political Consultant Libby Post, Communications Consultant Theresa Bourgeois, Albany County District Attorney David Soares, and Director of the School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University, Keith Strudler. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the upcoming fund drive, President Donald Trump's proposed deal with Democrats on DACA, and his tweet depicting hitting a golf ball off of the head of Hillary Clinton.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses issues stemming from Hurricane Harvey flooding, the possibility of paths for Hurricane Irma, President Trump's priorities in the budget negotiation process, and the latest news of Trump's connections to Moscow and Russian officials.

Dr. Alan Chartock discusses WAMC's upcoming fund drive today to support the victims of Hurricane Harvey, President Trump's visit to Houston, and developments in the fight to fix gerrymandered districts.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses our upcoming fund drive to raise money for Hurricane Harvey victims, and the politics of a recovery bill package for U.S. Senators.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas, President Donald Trump's pardon of ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's apparent separation from the President.

WAMC's political observer Alan Chartock speaks with WAMC's Jim Levulis about President Trump's battle over a government shutdown with the Republican Party's congressional leaders and the White House under Chief of Staff General John Kelly.

WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with WAMC's Jim Levulis about the relationship between President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination urging the U.S. government to reject racist speech and ideology, and progress on the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge. 

Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's rally in Phoenix, Arizona, a New York Times story with comments from Senator Mitch McConnell, and Trump's potential pardoning of Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

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