Andrea Bernstein

Andrea Bernstein appears in the following:

Are You The One? Caucus Day

Thursday, January 03, 2008

Andrea Bernstein, WNYC's Political Director and Clarence Page, columnist for the Chicago Tribune talk about the start of the political year and the Iowa caucus.

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Clintons Campaign in Leadup to Caucus

Thursday, January 03, 2008

Senator Hillary Clinton faces her first electoral test outside New York state today when Iowans go to caucus. WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein reports from Des Moines.

In a hall stuffed way over capacity, former President Bill Clinton, dressed in black jeans and a blazer, introduced his wife ...


One Week to Iowa

Thursday, December 27, 2007

With one week to go until the Iowa presidential caucuses, WNYC political director Andrea Bernstein offers an analysis of where things stand.

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New Giuliani Ad Mentions 9/11 and WWII

Thursday, December 27, 2007

Republican presidential hopeful Rudolph Giuliani has released a new campaign ad. In it, the former mayor draws a parallel between New Yorkers who came together after the September 11th attacks... and the generation that fought the Second World War. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports.

BERNSTEIN: The ad ...


Has Illness Cast a Shadow on Presidential Campaign?

Friday, December 21, 2007

Presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani's recent illness has cast doubt on his weekend campaign schedule in New Hampshire. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

With the first-in-the nation caucuses and primaries starting right after New Years, the numbers of days that candidates can actually stump is dwindling. But ...


Candidates Go “Holiday” for New Ads

Thursday, December 20, 2007

The early presidential primary schedule has produced some unusual campaign commercials. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

This year's first-in-the nation caucus lands on January 3rd, before many people have ended their winter holidays.

Candidates are trying to figure out how to shoehorn their ads between skating santas ...


Clinton and Obama Spar in Iowa

Saturday, December 15, 2007

Illinois Senator Barack Obama is pushing back against the Clinton campaign's argument that he hasn't been "vetted" sufficiently to be the Democratic nominee for president. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein is with the Obama campaign in Iowa and has this report.

REPORTER: During a television interview Friday, Hillary ...


Analysis of Democratic Debate in Iowa

Friday, December 14, 2007

Democrats met yesterday in Johnston, Iowa for their final debate before the January 3rd caucuses. The mostly friendly event gave the 6 presidential hopefuls a chance to make their last pitches on the economy, trade, education and the war in Iraq. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein was ...


Hillary Clinton on the Campaign Trail in Iowa

Friday, December 14, 2007

Democratic candidates fanned out across Iowa after yesterday's debate, in an effort to persuade undecided voters to come out and vote on January 3rd in a race that's too close to call. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein traveled with the Clinton campaign to Shenandoah.

REPORTER: With just 3 ...


Live from Des Moines

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Andrea Bernstein, WNYC's political director, previews today's Democratic presidential debate and puts yesterday's Republican one in context.

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A Giuliani Campaign Stop

Thursday, December 13, 2007

After yesterday’s Republican debate, former mayor Rudy Giuliani stopped briefly to campaign in West Des Moines and Cedar Rapids. WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein reports.

REPORTER: Though he’s leading in national polls, Giuliani is trailing far behind Mitt Romney and Mike Huckabee here, and he’s not spending much ...


Giuliani's Expenses Come Under Scrutiny

Friday, November 30, 2007

Rudy Giuliani's campaign says the Police Department reimbursed little-known city departments for personal travel expenses for the former mayor's security detail.

REPORTER: A published report said the expenses were charged to departments like the NYC Committee for the United Nations. The expenses for travel to Long ...


Republican Debate Scorecard

Thursday, November 29, 2007

WNYC's political director Andrea Bernstein and Micah Sifry, co-founder of Personal Democracy Forum and the editor of play excerpts and discuss last night's CNN/YouTube Republican Debate. Michael Weitz, one of the YouTube questioners drops in. What did you think?

--Who won the debate and why? ...

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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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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 ...


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 ...


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 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 ...