election 2012

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Tue May 22, 2012

Vox Pop : Your Presidential Campaign Strategy : 5/22/12

The 2012 presidential campaigns are just getting fired up with attacks flying from both sides. On this edition of Vox Pop we want you to play campaign manager of either party. How would you propel President Obama or Mitt Romney to the White House in November? WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

New York News
8:21 am
Fri May 18, 2012

NY Court OKs New Legislature Lines for Fall Elections

A panel of federal judges says the new election district lines drawn by the Senate and Assembly majorities will be used in the fall elections. WAMC's Dave Lucas reports…

The decision is a critical win for Senate Republicans hoping to secure their slim majority in the chamber despite a Democratic voter advantage of nearly 2-to-1 in the state.

Good-government groups have criticized the Senate GOP redistricting plan. They say it continues a tradition of twisting district lines to protect the power of the majority parties.

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11:31 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Gingrich All But Concedes His Campaign Is Over

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is all but conceding that his White House campaign is over.

He said Wednesday that he expects Mitt Romney will be the GOP nominee and called on the party to unite behind the former Massachusetts governor.

Gingrich did not formally withdraw from the race but said he is now campaigning as a "citizen." He did not explain what he meant.

Gingrich spoke at a civic club in suburban Charlotte, N.C., the morning after Romney swept primary contests in five states.

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Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Vox Pop : Open Forum : 4/24/12

The Murdochs, the president, and prostitutes; it's an open forum on this edition of Vox Pop. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.