President Barack Obama

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Fri July 11, 2014

7/11/14 Panel

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

Topics include:
Obama Travel
German CIA Anger
Colorado Race for Women's Vote
Boehner's Lawsuit
Chinese Hackers

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Thu July 10, 2014

7/10/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Political Activist Libby Post and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus, Ira Fusfeld.

Topics include:
Obama on Border
Off Label Drugs
Chinese Hackers
Nagin to Prison
Detroit Art

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Congressional Corner With Jim McGovern

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    President Obama recently visited central Massachusetts.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Ian Pickus, sitting in for Alan Chartock, that Worcester was happy to have the commander-in-chief in town.

New England News
12:29 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

President Obama Praises Worcester School As National Model

President Obama hugs a graduate of Worcester Technical High School during the commencement for the class of 2014

President Barack Obama, a frequent visitor to New York State in recent weeks, was in Massachusetts late Wednesday. He spoke at a high school commencement in Worcester and at a political fundraiser in suburban Boston. 

President Obama held up Worcester Technical High School as a national model for preparing American students to compete in the global economy.

" I want the nation to learn from Worcester Tech."

The president spoke to an audience of 5,000 people at the graduation exercises held in the DCU Center in downtown Worcester.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Wed May 28, 2014

5/28/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain and University at Albany Journalism Professor and investigative reporter Rosemary Armao.

Topics include:
Albany Bear
President Obama’s West Point address
Holder - Reporter Leaks
NY Assembly Backs Use of Marijuana for Illnesses
Joe Bruno returns to public life

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Thu March 27, 2014

3/27/14 Panel


  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, University at Albany professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus, Ira Fusfeld.

Topics include:
Obama on Ukraine
Obama Confirmations
College Players Union
Amnesty International Report
NY Lawmaker Perks

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Congressional Corner With Peter Welch

    President Obama has been flexing his executive muscle.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock Congress’ inaction has forced the president’s hand on issues like the minimum wage.

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Mon March 17, 2014

3/17/14 Panel


  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Editor of The Daily Gazette, Judy Patrick and Associate Editor of the Times-Union, Mike Spain.

Topics include:
Flight 370
Plea Deal in Army Sex Case
Obama = trouble for Dems?
TU Stories

New York News
3:51 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Congressmen React to SOTU

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President Barack Obama’s 2014 State of the Union address last night included several initiatives for the year.

President Obama: "Tonight, this chamber speaks with one voice to the people we represent: it is you, our citizens, who make the state of our union strong."  

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4:18 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Obama: Seeger Believed In The Power Of Community

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President Barack Obama is paying tribute to Pete Seeger for reminding us where we come from and showing us where we need to go.

Seeger, the veteran folk singer, died Monday night at age 94. The writer of "If I Had a Hammer" and "Turn, Turn, Turn," he welded his music to activism on issues of American workers and the disadvantaged.

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