Elections

Election 2008
11:41 am
Fri October 24, 2008

Dueling Economic Plans in Vermont Gubernatorial Campaign

Montpelier, VT – Vermont Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Gaye Symington released a new economic plan on Thursday. That prompted immediate criticism from Incumbent Republican Governor Jim Douglas' campaign. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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Election 2008
3:29 am
Fri October 24, 2008

Presidential Roundtable 10/24/08

Albany, NY – With days dwindling in this year's election season, we convene a panel of experts to discuss the state of the Obama and McCain presidential campaigns. Joining host Dave Galletly are Union College Professors Ashraf Ghaly, Tomas Dvorak, Paul Sorum and Tom Lobe.

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Election 2008
12:03 am
Fri October 24, 2008

Harold Holzer - Lincoln: President Elect

Albany, NY – Lincoln Scholar, Harold Holzer, joins Joe and Sarah to speak about his latest work on our 16th President - Lincoln: President Elect - and about what this year's candidates can learn from Lincoln about that transitional period between being elected and being inaugurated.

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Election 2008
10:18 am
Thu October 23, 2008

Boards Prepare For Election Day

Albany, NY – With just Eleven Days until Americans get out and vote, Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas contacted several Boards of Elections which are in the midst of election day preparation...

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Election 2008
2:14 am
Thu October 23, 2008

Marketing the Candidates

New Paltz, NY – As the presidential campaigns sprint toward the finish line and both sides try not to stumble, Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett founds out what a college marketing class thinks about marketing, media and politics.

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Election 2008
4:20 am
Wed October 22, 2008

19th Congressional Race: Hall vs. Lalor

Hudson Valley, NY – As election day draws closer, candidates are battling it out over the economy, health care and the country's future. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett spoke with the candidates running for Congress in NY's 19th Congressional District.

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Election 2008
3:39 am
Wed October 22, 2008

Analyzing Obama and McCain's Economic Proposals 10/22/08

Albany, NY – The economy has been a major issue in political races across the country this year. Today we take a close look at the economic proposals laid out by presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama. Joining host Alan Chartock is noted economist Mike Meeropol. Mike chairs the economics department at Western New England College in Springfield, MA.

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Election 2008
3:23 am
Tue October 21, 2008

Vote Smart Gauges NY Candidates' "Political Courage"

The VoteSmart bus...

Albany, NY – Project Vote Smart has released New York Candidates' Political Courage Test Results which you can view on the web or --- on the bus --- Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas explains.

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Election 2008
2:12 am
Mon October 20, 2008

Symington says VT is due more federal money

Montpelier, VT – Vermont Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Gaye Symington says the administration of Republican Governor Jim Douglas is ignoring more than $137 million in federal money that could be available to fix Vermont's roads and bridges. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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Election 2008
2:17 am
Fri October 17, 2008

Politics 10/17/08

Albany, NY – It's a political open house on today's show. There is no set topic and no guests -except our listeners. Alan Chartock serves as host and referee.

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