President Barack Obama

  Barack Obama still has two years as president, but Democrats are scarcer down the street.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut representative Joe Courtney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about life in the minority.

1/20/15 Panel

Jan 20, 2015

 The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain & Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Topics include: State of the Union (and do we need one?), Rising economy boosts Obama’s standing, Diplomatic Efforts in Syria, Cuban Deportation, SONY Hacking, New England Patriots and Deflategate.

1/19/15 Panel

Jan 19, 2015

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, NYPIRG’s Legislative Director Blair Horner and WAMC newsman, Ray Graf.

Topics include U.S. Lawmakers in Cuba, Panetta on Paris Attacks, Supreme Court to Decide Marriage Rights for Gay Couples, Obama Seeks to Raise Taxes on Wealthy.

  President Obama says there’s plenty left to do before he leaves office.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, takes a look at the year ahead.

  Chuck Todd is NBC News Political Director and the moderator of Meet the Press the flagship Sunday morning public affairs program and longest-running broadcast in television history. Prior to taking the helm of Meet the Press in September 2014, Todd served as NBC News Chief White House Correspondent as well as host of MSNBC's The Daily Rundown.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy narrowly survived a challenge from Republican Tom Foley Tuesday. In an election season that saw many Democrats not campaigning with President Barack Obama because of his poor approval rating, but Malloy welcomed the President’s support.

    In their runaway bestseller Game Change, Mark Halperin and John Heilemann captured the drama of Barack Obama’s improbable victory over the Clintons, John McCain, and Sarah Palin.

With the same reporting, unparalleled access, and narrative skill, Double Down picks up the story in the Oval Office, where the president is beset by crises both inherited and unforeseen—facing defiance from his political foes, disenchantment from the voters, disdain from the nation’s powerful money machers, and dysfunction within the West Wing.

    Barack Obama has been a dirty word for many Democrats this election season.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that his party should embrace the president.

9/29/14 Panel

Sep 29, 2014

    

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

Topics include:
Obama Underestimated ISIS
Ferguson Officer Shot
Oklahoma Beheading
Cuomo in Afghanistan
Secret Service Stumble

9/25/14 Panel

Sep 25, 2014

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

Topics include:
Obama @ UN
Bombing Trial in Boston
Tony Stewart Charges
New Times Leadership
US Ebola Unit

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