Politics

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Wed August 1, 2012

Vox Pop : Open Forum – Election 2012 : 8/1/12

With Election Day only about four months away, President Barack Obama and presumed Republican candidate Mitt Romney have kicked their campaigns into high gear.

The week so far seems to be a loser for Romney, who topped the headlines not for suggesting bold policy changes, but for a series of campaign gaffes that called into question his stances on race in America and international relations.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon July 30, 2012

Congressional Corner with Richard Neal - Part 2

The President is expected to carry Massachusetts in the fall despite running against its former governor. In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he thinks President Obama will win re-election.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri July 27, 2012

Congressional Corner with Richard Neal - Part 1

Primary day in the Bay State is rapidly approaching. In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is doing well in his new district.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Michael Kicinski - Part 2

It remains to be seen what effect the Tea Party will have on the 2012 elections. In today’s Congressional Corner, Michael Kicinski — the Tea Party candidate for New York’s new 22nd district seat currently held by Republican Richard Hanna — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he supports safe hydraulic fracturing.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed July 25, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Michael Kicinski - Part 1

Central New York has alternated between parties when it comes to representation in Washington. In today’s Congressional Corner, Michael Kicinski — the Tea Party candidate for New York’s new 22nd district seat currently held by Republican Richard Hanna — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that it’s time for a change in leadership.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue July 24, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Dan Lamb - Part 2

Politicians across New York have had to focus on hydrofracking. In today’s Congressional Corner, Dam Lamb — the Democratic candidate for New York’s new 22nd district seat currently held by Republican Richard Hanna — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is wary about pursuing hydraulic fracturing.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon July 23, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Dan Lamb - Part 1

Central New York has seesawed between Democratic and Republican representation. In today’s Congressional Corner, Dan Lamb — the Democratic candidate for New York’s new 22nd district seat currently held by Republican Richard Hanna — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that his experience working for retiring Congressman Maurice Hinchey is an asset to his campaign.

Politics
8:06 pm
Fri July 20, 2012

The Capitol Connection #1229

Steve Greenberg

Host Alan Chartock is joined by Steve Greenberg of the Siena Research Institute. They discuss the new poll’s findings on the Affordable Care Act, the enduring popularity of Governor Cuomo, and the reelection hopes of President Obama and Senator Gillibrand.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri July 20, 2012

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko - Part 3

Veteran Clinton-watchers are trying to figure out where the Secretary of State heads next. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that his party is focusing on November’s looming presidential race first.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu July 19, 2012

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko - Part 2

House Republicans made history by voting to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the vote was nothing more than political theater.

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