New England News
6:39 am
Tue January 29, 2013

Election For Kerry's Senate Seat Expected On June 25

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The US Senate is expected to vote Tuesday to confirm John Kerry as Secretary of State setting the stage for a special election in Massachusetts. 

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Congressional Corner with Brad Hays - Part 3

  It seems hard to believe, but the Congressional midterms are already on the radar. In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Republicans are likely to ascend in the 2014 elections.

New England News
9:46 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

Connecticut man pleads guilty in Donovan case

Christopher G. Donovan, former Speaker of the Connecticut House of Representatives, on the opening day of the 2009 Legislative Session.
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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Middlebury man who owned two roll-your-own tobacco shops in Waterbury has pleaded guilty for his role in an alleged campaign financing plot surrounding former House Speaker Chris Donovan's one-time congressional campaign.

Forty-year-old Paul Rogers pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of devising a scheme to bribe a public official, one count of conspiring to make false statements to the Federal Election Commission and impeding the agency's enforcement of federal campaign finance laws.

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10:43 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

NY 43rd Senate - Kathleen Marchione

WAMC's Patrick Donges joins us from Saratoga Springs, NY where Republican Kathleen Marchione has set up camp against Democrat Robin Andrews for the 43rd Senate seat. 

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9:35 am
Wed October 24, 2012

The Politics of Voter Suppression: Defending and Expanding Americans' Right to Vote

We speak with Tova Andrea Wang, Senior Democracy Fellow at Demos and Fellow at The Century Foundation, about her book, The Politics of Voter Suppression: Defending and Expanding Americans' Right to Vote.

9:35 am
Tue October 23, 2012

The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns

We welcome Sasha Iseenberg to the show and speak with him about his book, The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns.

New England News
6:20 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

As Economy Struggles Union Leaders Work For Democratic Votes

The Pioneer Valley AFL-CIO Labor Breakfast held at the Castle of Knights, Chicopee MA

Union officials who gathered in western Massachusetts Friday for a Labor Day observance said they were energized by President Obama’s  Thursday night speech at the Democratic National Convention.  The task for the labor leaders now is to convince union households not to desert the  Democratic party as the economy continues to struggle.  WAMC”S Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.

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