morning commentary

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the mass shooting in Texas, President Trump's trip to Asia, elections tomorrow in New York, ballot questions, and the upcoming event with Harry Belafonte this weekend.

Alan Chartock

Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the World Series, the terror attack in New York City, President Trump's tweets, and Chuck Schumer.

Alan Chartock

Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the terror attack in lower Manhattan yesterday, Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian collusion, and heads of social media companies testifying on Capitol hill.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the first indictments in special prosecutor Robert Mueller's probe into Russian collusion.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the severe weather in the region, a grand jury approving charges to be filed today in the Russia investigation, a power deal falls apart in Puerto Rico, and the fight for independence in Catalonia.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Republican tax plan, President Trump declaring a health emergency for the opioid crisis, and the JFK assassination files being released.

Alan Chartock

Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Donald Trump's comments to the press yesterday, the dipolmatic options for North Korea, Representative Chris Gibson, the possibility of Joe Biden running for President, and pressure on New York as a result of the Republican proposed tax plan.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Senator Jeff Flake's comments on the president, growing conflict within the Republican party, and an Onion article about Albany's pitch to Amazon.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses hazardous weather, Bill O'Reilly, New York Democrats teaming up against the Republican tax plan in congress, Norman Rockwell's family suing the Berkshire museum.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Republican tax push, former President Jimmy Carter's offer to help with diplomacy in North Korea, and a bipartisan Health care bill with enough votes to pass.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses commercial phone calls, speeches by former Presidents Obama and Bush, Republican budget resolution, John Kelly's defense of President Trump's conversation with a fallen soldier's family.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Donald Trump's comments to the family of a fallen soldier, renewal of health care subsidies for CHIP, and inmigration from Puerto Rico.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses yesterday's fund drive, the health care debate after Trump's decision to cut subsidies, the Russia investigation, and a judge blocking Trump's travel ban.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Judy Patrick of the Daily Gazette about policing in Schenectady, and an affordable housing renovation project.

Alan Chartock

Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Trump's executive order on health care, the proposed tax plan, California's deadly wildfires, and President Trump's comments on the free press and the first amendment.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's comments on the press, a localized push for right to die legislation, a potential constitutional convention, and the upcoming fund drive.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the locked box, upcoming Fund Drive, President Donald Trump's ongoing feud with Rex Tillerson, comments by Senator Bob Corker, evidence of Russian collusion and Robert Mueller's investigation.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Judy Patrick of the Daily Gazette about a local family facing visa fraud charges in Schenectady.

Alan Chartock

Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the upcoming Fund Drive, EPA rollback of clean air policies, Trump's promise to fulfill his mandate, and Governor Andrew Cuomo's comments on Columbus Day.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses growing tensions between President Trump and Senate Republicans, the NRA's take on a possible ban on bump stocks, Trump's rollback of birth control access for women, and the controversy of Columbus Day.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the push for a ban on bump stocks for automatic weapons, Trump's decision to de-certify the Iran nuclear deal.

Alan Chartock

Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Rex Tillerson, growing evidence of Russian collusion, discoveries of plans and methods used by Stephen Paddock in Las Vegas, and the upcoming fund drive.

Alan Chartock

Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Fund drive, information unfolding after the Las Vegas mass shooting, a case against Gerrymandering, and a Republican abortion ban bill.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, Skelos and Silver's convictions overturned, and announces Harry Belafonte at the Egg in support of WAMC's Fund Drive.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the upcoming fund drive, Justice Neil Gorsuch's political independence, the Republican tax plan, and the death of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Dean Skelos, Roy Moore's win in Alabama, involvement of the IRS in the investigation into Paul Manafort and Michael Flynn.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the final blow to the Graham-Cassidy health care bill, news that many Trump aides used private email accounts, California's preparedness for a nuclear attack.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Donald Trump's comments about NFL players kneeling during the national anthem, the new travel ban, and our upcoming fund drive.

Alan Chartock

Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the recent natural disasters, combative words from North Korea and Kim Jong Un, and Facebook's decision to turn over Russian bought ads during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the UN security council, Hurricane Maria, and the upcoming fund drive.

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