Politics

Congressional Corner
11:07 am
Thu May 10, 2012

Congressional Corner with Tim Vercellotti - Part 2

Massachusetts is Mitt Romney’s home base, but the commonwealth is likely to go for Obama this fall. In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti of the Western New England University poll tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the presidential race will be a nail-biter.

Congressional Corner
12:56 pm
Wed May 9, 2012

Congressional Corner with Tim Vercellotti - Part 1

Candidates are scrambling to get to know the new Congressional districts ahead of decisive primary elections. In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti of the Western New England University poll tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that fundraising remains key for any serious candidate. 

Congressional Corner
11:05 am
Tue May 8, 2012

Congressional Corner with Nan Hayworth - Part 3

George H.W. Bush in 1992 was the last president to lose his re-election campaign. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Nan Hayworth tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Republicans are banding together to win in the fall, but are willing to work for all Americans.

Congressional Corner
11:10 am
Mon May 7, 2012

Congressional Corner with Nan Hayworth - Part 2

Gas prices are always a hot electoral issue. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Nan Hayworth tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that all Americans win when prices at the pump fall.

Congressional Corner
10:22 am
Mon May 7, 2012

Congressional Corner with Nan Hayworth - Part 1

Jobs and the economy are emerging as the key issues in the 2012 campaign. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Nan Hayworth tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that several steps should be taken to empower employers.


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The Roundtable
10:58 am
Thu May 3, 2012

Manhunt

A year ago Tuesday, Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces inside a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The decade-long search for bin Laden is detailed in a new book by CNN national security analyst Peter Bergen. The name of the book is Manhunt. Bergen is one of the first Americans to ever interview the al-Qaida leader. In Manhunt, he outlines how U.S. national security officials pored over thousands of clues before zeroing in on where bin Laden and his family members were living.

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Congressional Corner
10:00 am
Thu May 3, 2012

Congressional Corner with Rich Clark - Part 3

By 2013, stalwart Senators Joseph Lieberman and Christopher Dodd will represent a past generation in Connecticut politics. In today’s Congressional Corner, Rich Clark of the Castleton State College Poll tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the race to replace Lieberman could go either way.


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The Roundtable
9:42 am
Thu May 3, 2012

SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an elite Navy SEAL Sniper

Howard Wasdin is a former member of the elite SEAL Team Six and we welcome him and talk with him about his experiences and book, SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an elite Navy SEAL Sniper.

Aired on 5/2/2012

Congressional Corner
1:48 pm
Tue May 1, 2012

Congressional Corner with Rich Clark - Part 2

It’s a busy election season in Vermont. In today’s Congressional Corner, Rich Clark of the Castleton State College poll tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that while Vermonters aren’t afraid to toss incumbents, Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Peter Welch are likely to hold their seats.

Congressional Corner
5:10 pm
Mon April 30, 2012

Congressional Corner with Rich Clark - Part 1

Vermont maintains a fiercely independent political identity. In today’s Congressional Corner, Rich Clark of the Castleton State College poll tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the Green Mountain State prides itself on its free-thinking voters.

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