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Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the second conviction of former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, whether President Donald Trump knew about ex-New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's alleged violent behavior, and the Mueller investigation. 

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

May 3, 2018
Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on recent developments in the President Trump-Stormy Daniels scandal. Dr. Chartock also discusses a Suffolk University poll that finds Joe Biden is the most favored Democratic possibility for the 2020 presidential race.

The People That Make Us Go

Apr 30, 2018

WAMC is such a joy to work at. It really is a team. Many people who listen have no real idea of what it’s like to be part of this operation or about some of the behind-the-scenes players. Let me start with the two mainstays of the place, Stacey Perry Rosenberry and Holly Urban. By no means should my writing about these two remarkable women be taken to minimize the incredible work of all the others who work at the station, some of whom, like the editor of this newsletter, Ashleigh Kinsey, I have already written about.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on CIA Director Mike Pompeo's secret meeting with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un.  Dr. Chartock also discusses the deaths of former First Lady Barbara Bush and NPR newscaster and personality Carl Kasell Tuesday.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's rejection of new sanctions against Russia.  Dr. Chartock also discusses this year's Pulitzer Prizes, which were announced Monday.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the FBI's raid of President Trump's lawyer's office and the possibility that the president will fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the beginning of baseball season, President Donald Trump's comments regarding fraudulent voting and rapists from Mexico, and Trump's statement that he did not know about his lawyer's payoff to Stormy Daniels. 

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on President Trump's proclamation that DACA is dead.  Dr. Chartock also discusses the New York state budget.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Environmental Protection Agency, which is preparing to weaken Obama-era pollution standards for automotive companies. Dr. Chartock also discusses the New York state budget negotiations. 

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the states that will challenge the Trump Administration's plan to ask people if they are citizens on the 2020 census.  Dr. Chartock also discusses North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un's secret meeting with China's President Xi Jinping in Beijing and President Trump's trade deal with South Korea.

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

Mar 27, 2018
Alan Chartock

WAMC's Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's decision to expel 60 Russian diplomats in the wake of the alleged poisoning of two former Russian spies on British soil.  Dr. Chartock also discusses the key role suburbs nationwide will play in the midterm election.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the March For Our Lives movement and Stormy Daniels' interview on "60 Minutes" about her alleged affair with President Donald Trump.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the $1.3 trillion spending plan that Congressional leaders have agreed upon.  Dr. Chartock also discusses the growing controversy with Facebook and Cambridge Analytica.  

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's visit to New Hampshire yesterday and Cynthia Nixon's announcement that she will run for New York governor.

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

Mar 19, 2018
Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's comments on Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller.  Dr. Chartock also shares his thoughts on the firing of Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation orders a Trump affiliated business to surrender files on Russia, international cyber attacks, the battle over SALT tax deductions between Republican Representative John Faso and Democrat New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and more.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the outcome of the hotly contested Pennsylvania Congressional race, the nerve agent used against a former Russian spy, Larry Kudlow to replace Gary Cohn as Trump's top economic advisor, and walkouts across the nation in regards to gun violence. 

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

Mar 14, 2018
Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's statement following the guilty verdicts in the case against his former aide Joseph Percoco.  Dr. Chartock also discusses the "We Rise: A Right To Safety" movement across the country today.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Alan Chartock discusses the United Kingdom's accusation that Russia is behind a recent nerve gas attack on British soil.  Dr. Chartock also talks about President Trump abandoning his gun control promises.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's rally over the weekend.  Dr. Chartock also shares his thoughts on China officially repealing presidential term limits.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports and the president's alleged payoff of porn star Stormy Daniels.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Alan Chartock delivers his morning commentary.  Dr. Chartock discuses President Donald Trump's top economic advisor's departure from the administration and former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick's statement that a 2020 run for president is on his radar.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Alan Chartock discusses the impending storm and the potential for a trade war amid President Trump's tariff announcements.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's comments about China's President XI Jinping extending his tenure "for life."  President Trump said someday the U.S. may do the same.  Chartock also talks about the pending Italian election results and the GOP leaders backing Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro for New York governor.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks and President Trump backing proposed gun control policies.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Alan Chartock discusses President Donald Trump's Senior Advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner, who has reportedly lost his top security clearance. Dr. Chartock also discusses a Politco article about a "Rogue Russia."

Alan Chartock

WAMC's political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's calls for arming trained teachers as part of an effort to fortify schools against shootings, comments by the National Rifle Association's Wayne LaPierre and new unsealed charges against President Trump's former campaign chair Paul Manafort. 

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on gun control in the wake of the Parkland, Fla. shooting.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's ordering the Justice Department to propose regulations to ban so-called bump stocks and a report showing more than twice as many women are running for Congress this year compared to 2016. 

Alan Chartock

WAMC's political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discusses indications that President Trump is open to supporting a bipartisan congressional effort to revise federal background checks for prospective gun buyers and President Trump's endorsement of Mitt Romney in the Utah Senate race. 

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