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Commentary & Opinion
12:45 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Herbert London: Is President Obama In Touch With Reality?

Critics have suggested that President Obama’s foreign policy is “feckless.” Some have argued the president is insouciant, a relative innocent, incapable of responding to the challenges that confront him. I see it somewhat differently.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Wed March 12, 2014

3/12/14 Panel


Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Mike Spain; Associate Editor of the Times-Union and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Topics include:
Jet Off-Course
Feinstein on Spying
Obama on Between Two Ferns
Disaster Care
TU Stories

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Congressional Corner With Tim Vercellotti

    John Boehner recently sat down with the president at the White House for a rare meeting.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, discusses the Ohio Republican with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

US News
3:35 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

GOP Rival Romney: Obama Dishonest on Health Care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney is accusing President Barack Obama of being "dishonest" about his health care law.

Romney says Obama knew people would lose their private insurance coverage under the law. He criticizes Obama for promising that people could keep their existing plans if they wished.

In an interview on CBS This Morning  Friday, Romney said several times that Obama had been "dishonest." He says, quote, "What starts twisted, stays twisted."

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Commentary & Opinion
12:52 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Herbert London: The World I’ve Known Has Come To An End

There was a time not so long ago when I could select my own doctor. There was a time when I could choose my health insurance company. There was a time when everyone believed Marxism was a failure, an idea relegated to the ash heap of history. There was a time when class warfare occurred in other places far away, but Americans believed in opportunity, not sponging from others.

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7:43 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock talks about the latest developments concerning U.S. military involvement in Syria, the New York City and Albany mayoral primaries, and the 12th anniversary of the September 11th attacks.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Fri September 6, 2013

9/6/13 - Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, newsman Ray Graf, and Joe Donahue.

Topics include:
Obama & Putin
Syria Vote Count
Tipping Debate
NSA on Encryption

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Congressional Corner with Joe Courtney

  President Obama has targeted college costs and student loan debt in recent addresses.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Joe Courtney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that students are about to get a break.

New York News
12:48 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

Dan Lundquist on President Obama's Visit to Upstate New York And The Rising Cost of College

Credit David Katz/Obama for America

President Obama made stops in upstate New York and Pennsylvania last week to focus on the cost of higher education. The president called for a new system to hold colleges and universities accountable for not just the cost of tuition but the dropout rate, job prospects for their graduates and other factors.

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New York News
2:29 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Republican Party Leaders Rail Against President Obama's NY, PA Bus Tour

Credit DonkeyHotey, flickr

National and state Republican Party leaders are calling President Obama’s upcoming New York visit a lame duck bus tour.

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