Andrea Bernstein

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Questions Raised About Giuliani Security

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is denying a report that he billed tens of thousands of dollars in security expenses to little-known city departments for trips to the Hamptons. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

The report on was based on documents and American ...


Tom Kean Endorses John McCain

Monday, November 19, 2007

In a blow to the presidential campaign of Rudy Giuliani, former New Jersey Governor and chairman of the 9/11 commission Tom Kean has endorsed Senator John McCain for President. Kean and McCain held a press conference to announce the endorsement at Boston's Logan Airport this ...


Dems Debate Again

Friday, November 16, 2007

Andrew Sullivan, Atlantic Magazine columnist, and author of The Conservative Soul: How We Lost It, How to Get It Back (HarperCollins, 2006), and Andrea Bernstein, WNYC political director, run down the most recent in the slew of democratic debates.

Listen to the whole debate

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Spitzer Abandons Plan for Immigrant Drivers Licenses

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Surrounded by members of New York's Democratic delegation, Governor Elliot Spitzer announced he is abandoning his plan to issue driver licenses to illegal immigrants.

REPORTER: Polls showed the plan was very unpopular and Spitzer said he didn't need a stethoscope to hear the public's heartbeat on ...


New Giuliani Ad Airs in New Hampshire

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

NEW YORK, NY November 14, 2007 —Presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani is finally joining his republican rivals on the television airwaves in New Hampshire. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports.

REPORTER: Despite having spent a large portion of the last four weeks in New Hampshire, Giuliani's poll numbers there ...


Kerik Says He'll Fight Charges

Saturday, November 10, 2007

Former Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik is vowing to fight the sixteen felony charges unsealed Friday. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports.

REPORTER: Standing in a drizzling rain before a line of dozens of reporters outside the federal court house in White Plains, Bernard Kerik said he was prepared ...


Former Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik Vows to Fight Charges

Friday, November 09, 2007

Former Police commissioner Bernard Kerik has pleaded not guilty to 16 count federal indictment in White Plains, New York. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports.

Wearing a blue suit and a red tie an impassive Kerik sat before the judge and said he didn't commit the crimes he ...


Former City Police Commissioner Arraigned on 16 Federal Corruption Charges

Friday, November 09, 2007

Bernard Kerik pleaded not guilty to charges that include tax fraud, receiving gifts from a company seeking city contracts while he was a public official, and lying to the White House during his failed bid to become Homeland Security chief.

WNYC’s political director, Andrea Bernstein, talks ...


The Company He Keeps

Thursday, November 08, 2007

WNYC Political Director Andrea Bernstein looks at some of the people around Rudy Giuliani.

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Giuliani's and Kerik's Long History

Thursday, November 08, 2007

Federal prosecutors in White Plains today were pressing for an indictment of former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik on corruption charges.

The case includes allegations he accepted free renovation work on his Bronx apartment from a contractor who was seeking city approval to run ...


Kerik Waits for Possible Indictment

Thursday, November 08, 2007

Yesterday, Rudy Giuliani was endorsed by Christian conservative Pat Roberton. Today, the campaign may hit a roadblock with the indictment of Giuliani's former police commissioner, Bernard Kerik. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

The charges stem from an investigation of Kerik's acceptance of renovations on his apartment ...


Iowans Get Court Side Seat for Campaign

Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Most New Yorkers are watching the presidential election from the nosebleed seats or like most sports fans on TV. But in Iowa, fans get to sit court side as WNYC's Andrea Bernstein found out.

Slideshow: Campaigning in Iowa

REPORTER: If you’re following the ...


Update From Iowa

Monday, November 05, 2007

There were no fewer than five presidential candidates in Iowa this weekend and a few more are on the way. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has also flocked to Iowa to catch up with the campaigns and she joins us now from Des Moines.


Senator Clinton Swings Through Iowa

Sunday, November 04, 2007

After a week of hammering from her Democratic rivals over driver's licenses for illegal immigrants and other issues, New York Senator Hillary Clinton is barnstorming her way through the state of Iowa. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has been traveling with the presidential candidate and reports from ...


Giuliani Touts Cancer Survival in Ad

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani is touting having survived prostrate cancer in a new radio ad running in New Hampshire. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

REPORTER: Trailing former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney in the polls in New Hampshire, Giuliani's making a big play for the state, spending ...


Guiliani Weighs in on New Judge

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Presidential candidate Rudolph Giuliani is applauding the confirmation of a conservative Mississippi judge to a federal bench one level below the US Supreme Court. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

Giuliani, who has supported gay rights and abortion, has been assiduously courting conservative voters. On the stump, ...


State Issues Emissions Rules

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Governor Spitzer is issuing the first-ever U.S. regulations to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. They generate a quarter of the state's greenhouse gases.

REPORTER: The regulations would require all power plant owners to pay for the right to emit carbon dioxide. For the next ...


Filings Reveal Security Information

Friday, October 19, 2007

Rudy Giuiliani's presidential campaign has hired the former mayor's own security firm for $131,000. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports.

Election law experts say there's nothing unlawful about the payments to "Giuliani Security," which emerged in this week's federal campaign finance reports. But the payments highlight the complexity ...


Findings from the Filings

Thursday, October 18, 2007

WNYC Political Director Andrea Bernstein and Massie Ritsch of the Center for Responsive Government dig deeper into the latest campaign finance filings for Hillary Clinton and Rudy Giuliani, as we continue our latest crowdsourcing project, Hillary Rudy Money.

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The Long Campaign

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

WNYC political director Andrea Bernstein offers news and analysis from the 2008 presidential campaign.

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