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Alec Hamilton

Assistant Producer, WNYC News

Alec Hamilton appears in the following:

Lack of Leadership, Influence of Gun Lobby Hamper ATF Gun Efforts

Thursday, December 27, 2012

The government agency charged with regulating the gun trade continues to lack a leader, despite the rash of recent shootings in the country. 

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The United States Reacts to the Elementary School Shooting in Connecticut

Monday, December 17, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the elementary school shooting in Newtown Connecticut and what it may mean for gun policy in the United States.

FEMA Deadline in NY Extended to January 28

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

The deadline has been extended to apply for FEMA assistance for those in counties declared disaster areas in the aftermath of Sandy.

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Syria, Gay Marriage, and the So-Called Fiscal Cliff

Monday, December 10, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the so-called fiscal cliff, the Supreme court and gay marriage, and the latest from Syria.

 

NJ's First Medical Dispensary OK'd to Open, But Remains Closed

Monday, December 03, 2012

New Jersey's first medical marijuana dispensary cleared all of its legal hurdles weeks ago and has permission to begin business, according to officials.  

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The Fiscal Cliff and the Battle in Syria

Monday, December 03, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the fiscal cliff negotiations and the Assad regime in Syria.

A Ceasefire Between Hamas and Israel, and the Looming Fiscal Cliff

Monday, November 26, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the temporary truce in the middle east and the coming fiscal cliff negotiations.

Payphones Enjoy A Resurgence of Relevance, Post-Sandy

Friday, November 23, 2012

The payphone, which seemed to turn into a bit of a relic in the cell-phone age, is getting a modern day make-over.

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Council Set to Vote on Redistricting Map

Monday, November 19, 2012

The City Council is set to vote on a revised plan for redistricting that could change who will represent some neighborhoods in the city for at least the next decade.

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Missiles in the Middle East and the End of a Military Career

Monday, November 19, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the missile exchanges between Hamas and the Israelis, and about the resignation of former CIA director David Petraeus.

General Petraeus Resigns

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the resignation of General David Petraeus and the search for a new CIA director.

An Election in the Aftermath of a Devastating Storm

Monday, November 05, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Eddie Robinson about the devastating storm that slammed into the East Coast last week, and could send gusty winds of uncertainty through Tuesday's presidential election.

Hurricanes and Campaigns

Monday, October 29, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about Hurricane Sandy and an equally volatile campaign season.


In Calm Before Storm, City Gets Ready

Saturday, October 27, 2012

As Hurricane Sandy approaches the New York region, residents of some flood-prone areas have been told to evacuate and officials are preparing for a possible transit system shutdown. Meanwhile, people in Lower Manhattan are bracing for Hurricane Sandy's high winds and possible storm surge.

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Spitzer Talks Politics in Rare Albany Appearance

Monday, October 22, 2012

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer talked about politics during his first public appearance in New York's capital since a prostitution scandal forced him from office in 2008.

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Parent Activists Concerned About Student Database

Monday, October 15, 2012

A data-sharing agreement inked between the state Department of Education and a private nonprofit last week may led to confidential student information being used for commercial purposes, parents activists claim.

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Syria's Weapons Crisis, the Cyber-War with Iran, and Preparations for Another Presidential Debate

Monday, October 15, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about arms in Syria, the recent cyber-attacks on a Saudi Oil Company, and the second round of presidential debates.

Weather Takes a Bite Out of Apple Crop

Monday, October 08, 2012

A warm winter followed by a late freeze have taken a bite out of the tri-state’s apple orchards – with many in New York predicting they will produce less than half as many bushels as they did last year and farms in New Jersey also seeing a decline.

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The Election Less Than A Month Away

Monday, October 08, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the presidential campaigns and the coming vice presidential debates.

Venezuelans Flock To New York to Cast Their Vote

Sunday, October 07, 2012

A chilly rain didn't stop hundreds of Venezuelans from gathering to vote in their country's presidential election.

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