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President Trump

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's ongoing attacks on the Rev. Al Sharpton and other critics of color, and considers whether the president's racial politics will lose him the vote of suburban women.

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a shooting at a California food festival that left four people dead on Sunday, including the gunman. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that the Senate Intelligence Committee has concluded Russia extensively targeted election systems across the U.S. in 2016. He also considers whether Robert Mueller's recent testimony before Congress heightened tensions between House Democrats on the issue of impeachment.

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Robert Mueller's testimony before Congress Wednesday, and the resignation of Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Robert Mueller's expected appearance before Congress today, and whether Mueller's testimony will push House Democrats to impeach President Trump. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a bipartisan spending deal currently in Congress, and reports that the Justice Department has told Robert Mueller not to answer a wide range of questions at his expected appearance before Congress on Wednesday. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Robert Mueller's expected testimony before Congress on Wednesday, and whether the hearing is risky for Democrats. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the excessive heat expected for this weekend, and reports that a three-year-old child was wounded in a shooting in Albany's South End Thursday. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses an impeachment resolution that failed in the House of Representatives Wednesday, and a House vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for not submitting complete copies of documents subpoenaed for a probe into the 2020 census. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

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WAMC's political observer Dr. Alan Chartock speaks with fill-in host Lucas Willard about the death of former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, and a recent vote by the House of Representatives to condemn remarks made by President Donald Trump. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that President Trump has abandoned efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses climate change and conditions in New Orleans, where parts of the city are underwater.  He also discusses the death of former University at Albany President and WAMC contributor Karen Hitchcock.

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses growing calls for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign, following reports of Acosta's role in a lenient 2008 plea deal offered to Jeffrey Epstein, who now faces charges of sex trafficking. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's "environmental leadership," and considers whether reports of sex trafficking charges faced by multi-millionaire Jeffrey Epstein could affect Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta or the president. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

Amid efforts to seek equal pay, WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the U.S. Women's National Team's fourth Women's World Cup win.

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's Fourth of July celebration in Washington, D.C., and reports that Justin Amash, the only Republican in Congress to publicly argue for the president's impeachment, is leaving the Republican Party. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's claim that the military is "thrilled" to participate in his Fourth of July celebration in Washington on Thursday, while MSNBC says it will not air the event live. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the escalating protests in Hong Kong, as the U.S. agrees to resume trade talks with China. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that Robert Mueller has agreed to testify before Congress on July 17 regarding the Russia inquiry.

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that more than 200 migrant children have been moved from squalid conditions at a border patrol station in Texas — as President Trump considers vetoing a bill that would bring aid to migrant families. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a plan by Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders to cancel all $1.6 trillion in student loan debt, ahead of the first 2020 Democratic presidential primary debate starting Wednesday. He also comments on an NBC interview where President Trump brushed off the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi Arabia and said he is "not looking for war" with Iran.

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's 2020 campaign, which officially kicked off at a Florida rally Tuesday. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock comments on reports that New York has become the 13th state to allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses, after Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the so-called "Green Light Bill" Monday night. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's comment Wednesday that he might accept damaging information on a 2020 rival from a foreign government, if offered. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a deal reached on rent protections for tenants in New York, and comedian Jon Stewart's scolding speech before Congress Tuesday. He also comments on a new Quinnipiac poll showing former Vice President Joe Biden ahead of President Trump in a hypothetical 2020 matchup. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses reports that the Justice Department will deliver Mueller evidence to the House, and analyzes President Trump's deal to avoid tariffs with Mexico. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's ongoing criticism of the New York Times, after the newspaper reported Saturday that many aspects of the president's deal to avoid tariffs with Mexico were agreed to months beforehand. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock examines the ongoing talks between White House and Mexican officials regarding the U.S.-Mexico border, and considers whether President Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico will go forward Monday. 

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock reflects on the 75th anniversary of D-Day, and discusses the Trump administration's ongoing talks with Mexican officials regarding Central American migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. The president has said he will impose tariffs on Mexico starting June 10 if a deal is not reached. 

New York Congressman Antonio Delgado has just wrapped up a district work period. The 19th District Democrat briefed reporters Monday. And while he spoke about how he spent the work period, he also addressed questions on a wide range of other issues.

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