Andrea Bernstein

Andrea Bernstein appears in the following:

Indiana and North Carolina Results

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Another primary closer to the Democratic Convention; has anything changed? WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein and Princeton professor Melissa Harris-Lacewell analyze the results from Indiana and North Carolina. Plus, Mary Tillman pays tribute to her son Pat Tillman in Boots on the Ground by Dusk , and Debbie Almontaser recalls her ...

Local Superdelegates Hold Their Ground

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

No sudden moves from eight undecided superdelegates from our region in the wake of last night's primary results.

Some Obama supporters are calling for an end to the Clinton campaign in the wake of her decisive loss in North Carolina and a narrower-than-expected victory in Indiana.

But ...

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Pastor, Pastor Everywhere

Thursday, May 01, 2008

WNYC's Political Director Andrea Bernstein joins us from this week's primary battleground of Indiana to discuss the fallout from Rev. Jeremiah Wright's recent comments, among other developments.

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Takeaway Political Director Andrea Bernstein blogs from the Democratic primary campaign trail in Indiana

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

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Indiana is the first big state since Missouri to be a big question mark — and the first one with so much attention paid to it since Iowa or New Hampshire. I'll be traveling the state...
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Political Wrap-Up

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

WNYC's political director Andrea Bernstein discusses yesterday's Pennsylvania primary with Michael Hagen Associate Professor of Political Science at Temple University, and Melissa Harris-Lacewell, Associate Professor of Politics and African American Studies at Princeton University.

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Key(stone) to Victory?

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Pennsylvania has been dubbed the make or break state in the democratic bid for the White House. Was it worth the hype? WNYC's political director Andrea Bernstein breaks down Hillary Clinton's win in last night's Keystone State primary with Michael Hagen, associate professor of political science at Temple University, ...

Urban Policy on the Campaign Trail

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

While democratic candidates hash out the big issues in attempts to distinguish themselves, urban policy is a vital issue that has been largely scooted to the peripheries of campaign talk. WNYC's political director Andrea Bernstein discusses why candidates should give this metropolitan issue more weight.

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City Living

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

The various candidates have not made any sweeping proposals with regards to urban policy, but WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein has looked closely at their opinions nevertheless. She reports on her findings. Plus, our “How Do They Do It?” series continues with a look at how other cities try to be environmentally ...

Obama and Clinton on Urban Policies

Monday, April 21, 2008

In the six weeks the Democratic candidates have spent campaigning in Pennsylvania, there’s been a lot of talk about trade deals, and penalizing companies that export jobs. There hasn’t been much talk about urban regions, where most Pennsylvanians live and work. WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein reports.

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McCain in NYC

Friday, April 11, 2008

Andrea Bernstein, WNYC's political director, and Brooklyn Paper reporter Ben Muessig talk about John McCain's visit to NYC.

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Clinton Aims to Cut Urban Murder Rate by Half

Friday, April 11, 2008

Senator Hillary Clinton is laying out a plan today to cut the murder rates in cities by half. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

The $4 billion-dollar plan is being unveiled in Philadelphia, the city with the highest homicide race among the 10 biggest U.S. Cities, and ...

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McCain Talks Economic Policy in Bay Ridge

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Sen. John McCain came to Bay Ridge today to signal a shift in his economic policy. Having said last month that the federal government should do nothing to help those who can't pay their mortgages, now McCain says the government should take targeted action to ...

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Fallout from Clinton Campaign Shakeup Continues

Monday, April 07, 2008

Mark Penn, Sen. Hillary Clinton’s chief presidential campaign strategist, was removed from his position after it was revealed that he had met with the Colombian government to promote a free trade deal with the South American nation. Clinton opposes the deal.

Larry Scanlon of AFSCME, one ...

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Campaigning in the Keystone State

Friday, April 04, 2008

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have turned their attentions to the upcoming (and some say do-or-die) Pennsylvania primary. WNYC's political director Andrea Bernstein and New York Times reporter Michael Powell traveled there earlier this week to check in with the campaigns.

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Hillary Clinton Still Has Supporters in Pennsylvania

Friday, April 04, 2008

More bad news for Hillary Clinton this week. Polls are tightening in Pennsylvania, where she hopes to win handily on April 22. New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine is hinting he might switch his support to Sen. Barack Obama if the Illinois Senator wins the popular ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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