Andrea Bernstein

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In New York, Obama Outlines Foreclosure Relief Plan

Thursday, March 27, 2008

Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama outlined his plan to provide relief for homeowners facing foreclosure in a speech in Manhattan. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein says the Illinois Senator also called for more regulations for the nation's financial system.

For the second time in six months, ...


Beyond Bear Mountain and Roger Stone

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

New York Times columnist Clyde Haberman talks about "the old Albany" as we learn more about Governor Paterson's past. WNYC's political director Andrea Bernstein chimes in to discuss Paterson's first week in office and offers a profile of Roger Stone, the GOP operative who outed Spitzer's illegal activities to the ...

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GOP Insider May Have Had Role in Spitzer Inquiry

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

The name of an influential, behind-the-scenes Republican strategist has surfaced in connection with former Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s scandal.

Back in November, Roger Stone had his lawyer write to the FBI alleging that Spitzer was consorting with a prostitute.

The letter says Stone learned the information from "a ...


Paterson Backs Congestion Pricing

Friday, March 21, 2008

Gov. David Paterson has come our in support of congestion pricing. Gov. Spitzer had been in favor, but Paterson had reserved judgment. Paterson’s support is crucial for passage of the legislation which would charge drivers in Midtown in peak hours. Mayor Michael Bloomberg says a ...


Crowdsourcing: Hillary Clinton’s Schedule

Thursday, March 20, 2008

WNYC's political director Andrea Bernstein reviews what listeners found in the 11,000 pages of Hillary Clinton's schedules as First Lady that were released yesterday.

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Crowdsourcing: Hillary Clinton’s Schedule

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Hillary Clinton just released 11,000 pages of her schedule as First Lady. The papers were released after New York Times reporters and the conservative group Judicial Watch filed freedom of information requests and they give a glimpse into her priorities as First Lady. She frequently refers to her work as ...

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Clinton's Schedules Show Early Signs for a Run for Senate

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Sen. Hillary Clinton's schedules from when she was First Lady were released by the national archives today and they suggest early signs Clinton was considering a run for Senate in February of 1999. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports.

Already by the beginning of that February, rumors of ...


In His Own Words

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

We cut live to the resignation of Governor Eliot Spitzer. Then Brian and WNYC political director Andrea Bernstein offer analysis of the speech with Ben Smith, a columnist and blogger for, and Karen de Witt, Capitol Bureau Chief for New York State Public Radio.


Spitzer Speaks

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

In anticipation of Eliot Spitzer's official resignation speech, Brian and WNYC political director Andrea Bernstein continue to get updates from Albany and analysis from WNYC reporter Arun Venugopal live at the Governors office. We are also joined by Ben Smith, a columnist and blogger for, and John Fund, an ...

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Breaking News: End Of An Era

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Reports from Albany confirm that Eliot Spitzer will resign as Governor of New York. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein brings us the latest news. And Adam Davidson, NPR's business and economics reporter, helps follow the money trail. Plus, Wayne Barrett of the Village Voice reflects on Spitzer's rise and fall. Plus, Jim ...

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Gov. Spitzer's Resignation Speech

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Leonard talks with WNYC's Brian Lehrer and Andrea Bernstein about Gov. Eliot Spitzer's official resignation.

Weigh in: What did you think of Spitzer's resignation speech?

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Spitzer Steps Down, Paterson Becomes Governor

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

David Paterson will be the next governor of New York, effective next Monday.

Eliot Spitzer announced this morning he would step down. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

With his black state car trailed by news helicopters on a 40-block downtown ride, Eliot Spitzer entered his offices and ...


Spitzer Huddles at Home as Pressure to Resign Mounts

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

All day Tuesday the governor remained huddled with his family and close advisers in his Fifth Avenue apartment. Even some top aides were not informed of his plans.

But shortly before the business day ended his communications director issued a tersely worded e-mail "nothing today." No ...


Clinton Campaign Says "No Comment" on Joint Ticket Remarks

Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Hillary Clinton's campaign is refusing comment on her remarks that she'd consider a ticket with Barack Obama.

Clinton stoked talk of the joint ticket by saying on CBS's Early Show, "it may come to that." But, her chief strategist Mark Penn brushed off talk of a ...


Mitt Romney Drops Out of Race

Thursday, February 07, 2008

WNYC's political director Andrea Bernstein joins Leonard to discuss Mitt Romney's announcement that he's dropping out of the race for the Republican nomination.

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National Analysis

Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Liz Halloran, senior writer for U.S. News and World Report, Mark Halperin, editor-at-large and senior political analyst at Time Magazine, and Andrea Bernstein, WNYC political director, look at Super Tuesday's results.

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Obama, Clinton Supporters Hard at Work Before Primary

Monday, February 04, 2008

As Democrats Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama stumped through the Midwest yesterday, their supporters fanned out in heavily democratic New York City to drum out turnout on primary day.

WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein filed this report.

**WNYC's Fred Mogul contributed to this report.


Obama Campaign Sends Out Anti-Clinton Mailer

Friday, February 01, 2008

The campaign of Barack Obama has sent out a mailer attacking Hillary Clinton's health care plan.

Clinton supporters are saying the move is reminiscent of the 1990's ad that helped kill the universal health care plan then.

The mailer shows a couple at a kitchen table staring ...


NYC Hispanics Overwhelmingly Back Sen. Clinton

Thursday, January 31, 2008

The percentage of Hispanics registered to vote in New York City is growing sharply, a new survey finds -- and they're overwhelmingly backing Hillary Clinton in the presidential primary.

The Hispanic federation survey found the five boroughs have the second highest concentration of Hispanic voters in ...


Goodbye Rudy Tuesday?

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

WNYC political director Andrea Bernstein is in Florida for that state's primary, following Rudy Giuliani on what the polls suggest may be the last day of his campaign.

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