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Commentary & Opinion
3:51 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

Stephen Gottlieb: I Don’t Get It

I don’t get it. Political scientists tell us that the advantage of democracy is that the elected officials have to act for the benefit of most of the people. And if they don’t, they lose.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:53 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

Blair Horner: 2014 Election Voter Turnout – Another Bad Day For New York

This past Election Day, all three statewide incumbents were easily re-elected, the Assembly’s Democratic majority got bigger, but consistent with the overall Republican political tsunami seen across the nation, the Republicans took back control of the state Senate and picked up some New York Congressional seats.

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WAMC News
10:03 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

GOP Gets 4th Senate Seat; Runoff In Louisiana

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have picked up four of the six seats they need for a Senate majority, while Louisiana's hard-fought Senate race is headed to a runoff.

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WAMC News
8:36 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

GOP Takes Arkansas U.S. Senate Seat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have captured the Arkansas Senate race, which they have seen as key to their efforts to be in the majority in the new Congress.

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WAMC News
7:44 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

GOP Picks Up West Virginia U.S. Senate Seat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have picked up the first of six additional Senate seats they will need in order to be in the majority when the new Congress convenes in January.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Mon November 3, 2014

11/3/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, WAMC Newsman Ray Graf and political consultant Libby Post.

Topics include:
GOP Ahead in Polls
UN Panel on Climate Change
Common Core Math
Ebola Update
Virgin Galactic

New York News
12:10 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Cuomo Says He's Proud Of Lack Of Partisanship In Albany

Credit Office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Cuomo tried to change the subject with two economic development appearances, in the aftermath of a political endorsement that has shaken up the Capitol.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Mon May 19, 2014

5/19/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao and political consultant Libby Post.

Topics include:
VA Data
DirecTV Deal
California Chrome
3 Gay GOP Candidates
Student Debt Study

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue January 7, 2014

Congressional Corner With Tim Vercellotti

    Republicans have controlled the House since after the 2010 midterms.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the GOP could keep the House two elections later.

WAMC News
6:01 am
Tue April 9, 2013

Obama warns GOP against blocking gun bill

Credit Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson

President Barack Obama is warning Republican lawmakers against using delay tactics to sink gun control legislation.

Obama spoke last night about his gun proposals in Connecticut, where 20 children and 6 adults were killed in a horrific school shooting last year. The shooting spurred fresh debate in Washington over gun control measures.

The president is singling out GOP lawmakers who want to use procedural maneuvers to block legislation. Obama says the move would be akin to saying the public's opinion doesn't matter.

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