Andrea Bernstein

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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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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 ...


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 ...


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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Sen. Clinton Focuses on Women Voters

Monday, October 15, 2007

Senator Hillary Clinton is in New York City today, kicking off a week's worth of events focused on women voters. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

REPORTER: Under attack by some of her opponents for policies they say are too right-wing on Iran, Senator Clinton is returning ...


Sen. Clinton Accuses Bush of Recklessness on SCHIP

Monday, October 15, 2007

Senator Hillary Clinton is blasting President Bush for vetoing the federal children's health care bill.

REPORTER: At a fundraising luncheon for women candidates in New York City today, Clinton accused the president of financial recklessness.

CLINTON: Never paying for the Iraq war, never paying for the tax ...


Giuliani and Romney Slug it Out in Michigan Debate

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Former mayor Rudy Giuliani slugged it out in GOP presidential debate Tuesday in Dearborn, Michigan with a candidate who wasn't even on the stage. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

REPORTER: You pretty much can't go wrong among GOP primary voters by attacking Hillary Clinton, and Rudy ...


Rudy Giuliani's New Hampshire Campaign Notebook

Friday, October 05, 2007

With the end of the fundraising period last Sunday, the presidential candidates have begun a new, intense phase of campaigning. WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein traveled to New Hampshir with former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani. She has this campaign notebook.

Giuliani Hosts a Town Hall in New ...


Following Up: Next Stop New York!

Friday, September 28, 2007

This week Senators Barack Obama and John McCain came to New York. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein talks about what candidates get out of New York and what New Yorkers get in return. Also, presidential candidate John Edwards has decided to opt for public financing, does this mean his candidacy is in ...

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Obama Rally Draws Thousands

Friday, September 28, 2007

Senator Barack Obama filled Washington Square Park last night. It was a rally designed to ratchet up his campaign in Senator Hillary Clinton's adopted home state. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports.

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REPORTER: Thousands in the mostly young crowd waited for ...


McCain Calls For Larger Military

Thursday, September 27, 2007

Not only does Senator John McCain want to continue the war in Iraq. He wants a larger military and more money spent on arms. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

REPORTER: Speaking to the conservative think thank the Hudson Institute at the Four Seasons restaurant this morning, ...