Andrea Bernstein

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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.

Listen to Obama's speech

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, ...


Presidential Contenders Sound Off on Iranian President

Monday, September 24, 2007

Presidential hopeful Barack Obama says if he were President of Columbia University he wouldn't have invited Iranian President Ahmadinejad, because he had "other forums" in which to speak.

REPORTER; But he affirmed his position that, if elected President, he would meet with the Iranian leader.

OBAMA: By ...


Town Hall Fundraiser for Clinton

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton visited her adopted home state last night for a fund raiser at Town Hall in midtown. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

REPORTER: Clinton held forth on a wide range of policy issues from pressuring the Chinese government to end the genocide in ...


Giuliani Takes Campaign to London

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani took his Presidential campaign far afield today -- to London. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

REPORTER: Acting very much like the head of state he wants to be, Giuliani met in London with Prime Minister Gordon Brown and former Prime Minister Tony ...


Fox's Forum

Thursday, September 06, 2007

Last night was a big night for the Republican presidential candidates. Fred Thompson was on NBC's Tonight Show, and the rest of the candidates debated on Fox. Steve Kornacki, columnist for the New York Observer, and WNYC reporter Andrea Bernstein, pick the highlights and the low points of the night.

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Clintons Campaign in Key Primary States

Sunday, September 02, 2007

Senator Hillary Clinton and her husband Bill are appearing at a series of campaign rallies in the key primary states of New Hampshire and Iowa this weekend. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

BERNSTEIN: Even though labor-day is the usual start to a general election campaign, Senator Clinton is pushing the tradition ...


As Housing Booms, Will Schools Have Room?

Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Public Schools open for the year today. Improving public school education has been a theme of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s tenure. But as more families become interested in public education – and with more and more housing being built – the question of where to place ...


EPA Allows Another Hudson PCB Clean Up Delay

Friday, July 28, 2006

The Environmental Protection Agency has approved another delay in the clean up of PCBs from the Upper Hudson River.

If the EPA had held the General Electric company to its orignial plan, the Hudson River clean up would have been underway for a year now. ...


Environmental Review Downplays Arena Project's Impact

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

A draft environmental review of the proposed Atlantic Yards arena high rise project finds the massive development would have little impact on the environment or city services. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports.

REPORTER: The 4000 report finds the 16 high rises and Nets arena would have a ...


Hillary's Campaign: Cautious But Confident

Friday, July 14, 2006

There’s a contested U.S. Senate race in New York this year. But you wouldn’t necessary know it by watching Hillary Clinton. In New York, Clinton’s been keeping strictly to policy and constituent service. Beyond the state’s boundaries – every appearance causes wild speculation. WNYC’s Andrea ...


Failed Olympic Bid Leaves Mark on New York

Friday, June 30, 2006

A year ago today, the International Olympic Committee chose London to host the 2012 Olympics. The vote marked the end of a ten-year, $30-million effort to bring the Olympics to New York. But while Olympic dreams have faded, the bid itself left a lasting mark ...


Mayor Praises New Residential Tower in Rezoned Williamsburg

Tuesday, June 27, 2006

The first residential tower on the Williamsburg waterfront resulting from that neighborhood's recent rezoning is on its way up. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

REPORTER: It was once a sugar refinery. But now this plot of land with a head-on view of the Empire ...


Bloomberg to Create City "Office of Sustainability"

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Mayor Bloomberg will be convening an international conference of large cities trying to reduce global warming. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

Because of their density and high use of mass transit, cities tend to be more environmentally efficient than suburbs or rural areas. Now the Bloomberg ...


Atlantic Yards Project Violates Principles of Urban Planning

Friday, June 16, 2006

The Municipal Art society says the Brooklyn Atlantic Yards project violates accepted planning principles as currently envisioned. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

REPORTER: Broadening the debate over the proposed arena/high rise project beyond the borders of Brooklyn, Kent Bartwick, head of the the civic planning group ...


Weld Withdraws From Race for Governor

Tuesday, June 06, 2006

William Weld, the former Republican governor of Massachusetts, is abandoning his quest to be the next governor of New York.

REPORTER: When Weld got into the race last summer, there was a golden-boy quality about him. Rudy Giuliani was said to be backing the bid, as ...


Spitzer Bus Tour Is Unofficial Campaign Kick-Off

Saturday, June 03, 2006

In an unofficial kick-off to his campaign for Governor, Eliot Spitzer has been on a bus tour through 16 counties. WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein rode the bus and filed this campaign notebook.

REPORTER: Jumping off his campaign bus, arriving at rally after rally this week, Eliot Spitzer ...


DOT Considers Plan to Open Parkways to Trucks

Friday, May 26, 2006

WNYC has learned that the city Department of Transportation is quietly considering a plan to open parts of the city's parkways to small trucks. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports.

Parkways were originally designed for pleasure driving, and current rules exclude all commercial vehicles. But the city has ...


Critics Say Council's Lobbying Restrictions Not Tough Enough

Wednesday, May 24, 2006

The city council is set to pass tough new lobbying restrictions today. But critics say a loophole in the bill won't sufficiently curtail lobbyists power. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

The new law will restrict lobbyists access to lawmakers and will prevent them from freely wandering ...


Cachet War Escalates Around Atlantic Yards Project

Wednesday, May 17, 2006

The last time anybody asked the residents of Brooklyn whether they wanted a basketball arena and high rise project at the Atlantic Yards, more Brooklynites than not said “WHY NOT”? But an increasing number of influential individuals and groups in the brownstone neighborhoods nearby are ...