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9/14/20 Panel

Sep 14, 2020

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

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, investigative journalist and UAlbany adjunct professor Rosemary Armao, political consultant and lobbyist Libby Post, and Bard Center for Civic Engagement Senior Fellow and Dean of the School of Continuing Education at the American University Cairo Jim Ketterer.

9/4/20 Panel

Sep 4, 2020

 

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

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Former EPA Regional Administrator, Visiting Professor at Bennington College, President of Beyond Plastics Judith Enck, President and CEO of The Business Council of New York State Heather Briccetti, and Bard Center for Civic Engagement Senior Fellow and Dean of the School of Continuing Education at the American University Cairo Jim Ketterer.

Bryan Griffin: Voters Aren’t Buying It

Sep 2, 2020

There’s a great divide in this country.

The Democrats spent most of their recent convention trying to make the case that the divide belongs solely to the President.

Biden delegates Albany County Executive Dan McCoy and Chief City Auditor Dorcey Applyrs
WAMC Composite Image by Dave Lucas

Former Vice President Joe Biden will accept the Democratic Party’s nomination for president tonight. But in the age of COVID-19, local delegates are taking part in what has become a mostly virtual Democratic National Convention.

It’s a Biden-Harris ticket heading into the fall.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

8/12/20 Panel

Aug 12, 2020

 

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

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, investigative journalist and UAlbany adjunct professor Rosemary Armao, former Associate Editor of The Times Union Mike Spain and Times Union columnist Chris Churchill.

Congressman Peter Welch
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Vermont’s Congressional delegation doesn’t lack for seniority.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Representative Peter Welch wraps up his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

This conversation was recorded on July 28th.

Officials from the Biden for President campaign have tapped a group of New York veterans to launch an organizing group aimed at engaging the more than 830,000 veterans and their families in the state to support Joe Biden for President. A Hudson Valley county executive is one who helped with the launch.

Sanders Endorses Biden

Apr 13, 2020
Screenshot from Sanders' announcement endorsing Joe Biden on Facebook Live
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Vermont Independent Senator Bernie Sanders, who ended his presidential campaign last week, is endorsing Joe Biden for the Democratic nomination.

It seems likely that the winner of November’s presidential election will be a white man.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, wraps up his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Call it Joe-mentum.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti of the Western New England University Poll continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

The Boston Globe

            In a Super Tuesday stunner, Joe Biden won Massachusetts.

Two candidates lead the pack about two months before New York's Democratic presidential primary.

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a comment from President Trump's chief economic adviser that "both sides will pay" in an escalating trade war with China.

Biden or Bide-out?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, wraps up his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Irshad Manji is founder of the award-winning Moral Courage Project at the University of Southern California and the New York Times bestselling author of “The Trouble With Islam Today.” Her new book “Don't Label Me: An Incredible Conversation for Divided Times” offers a unique conversation about diversity, bigotry, and our common humanity.

A longer conversation about her book will air on The Roundtable in the coming weeks, in this excerpt we discuss what to make of recent allegations against former Vice President Joe Biden.

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, and signs that Robert Mueller may soon file his final report. He also comments on reports that former Vice President Joe Biden may announce a presidential campaign with a promise to select Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams as vice president.

Poll: Biden Is Top Choice Of NYers

Mar 21, 2019
Vice President Joe Biden at the University of Vermont
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According to a new poll, the candidate for president that New Yorkers favor the most is not even in the race. The poll by Quinnipiac University found that former vice president Joe Biden is the top choice among New York voters with a favorability rating of 62-percent. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a college admissions bribery scandal where 50 people, including some celebrities, were charged with buying freshman class spots at various big-name schools. 

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Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that U.S. Senator Rand Paul may vote against President Trump's emergency declaration, forcing a veto from the president. He also comments on U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential campaign, which launched Saturday, and gun control efforts in New York state. 

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

Jan 25, 2019
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Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the failure of two competing deals in the Senate to end the partial government shutdown Thursday. He also weighs in on Nancy Pelosi's performance so far as Speaker of the House, and former Vice President Joe Biden's qualities as a potential presidential candidate. 

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Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the partial government shutdown in light of Democrats taking control of the House. He also discusses potential candidates for the 2020 presidential election, following U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren's announcement an exploratory committee as she nears a likely run for the White House. 

Hudson Valley Year In Review 2018 Part Two

Dec 31, 2018
Courtesy of the office of NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo

A controversial, heated campaign in New York’s 19th congressional district was the talk of the town in 2018. And environmental sagas, including over Newburgh’s PFOS water contamination, continued. But there was plenty else grabbing attention in the region. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne looks back.

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Affordable Care Act, which is facing a new legal challenge. Dr. Chartock also discusses the 2020 presidential election.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

Former Vice President Joe Biden was in Kingston, New York Friday to stump for 19th Congressional District candidate Antonio Delgado. It’s part of Biden’s effort to turn out votes for Democratic candidates across the country. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne reports Biden also touched on the day’s biggest headline — the pipe bombs sent to many top Democrats.

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Former Vice President Joe Biden will be in New York and Connecticut Friday to stump for Democratic candidates. His appearances come after he is among the latest prominent Democrat to whom a suspicious package was addressed and intercepted.

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.

WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

On his 75th birthday, the nation's 47th vice president visited Proctors in Schenectady Monday night — one of 19 stops on his "American Promise" book tour. WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas was there when Joe Biden walked out on stage .

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy introducing Vice Presidnet Joe Biden.
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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy was among the state and local leaders who met in Washington Tuesday for a gun violence prevention conference.

  Vice President Joe Biden remains popular with Democrats, but he’s out of the 2016 race.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Biden’s time has passed. 

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