Andrea Bernstein

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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 ...


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 ...


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 ...