Anna Sale

Reporter, WNYC News

Anna Sale appears in the following:

Christie and Cuomo’s Dueling Visions for Post-Sandy Rebuilding

Friday, November 23, 2012

In New Jersey, it’s a nostalgia-infused recovery. In New York, it’s a campaign for a new age.

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HUD Secretary, a New Yorker, Details Approach for Sandy Rebuilding

Friday, November 16, 2012

A day after President Barack Obama tapped him to lead the regional planning for rebuilding after Sandy, the Housing and Urban Development Secretary, Shaun Donovan, laid out his approach to the federal government's long-term effort during a visit to a disaster relief center in New Jersey on Friday.

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Federal Aid to the Tri-State Region

Friday, November 16, 2012

WNYC reporter Anna Sale discusses the kind of aid the region is requesting -- and the precedence for post-emergency rebuilding aid from the federal government.

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Obama Commits to Long-Term Rebuilding, but Not Cuomo's $30B Ask

Thursday, November 15, 2012


President Barack Obama spent part of the day touring the New York City area to view damage left by Sandy and learn about local recovery efforts.

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Election Favors the Women

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Anne Sale, reporter from It's a Free Country, has closely followed the Senate races this election season. In regards to female elected officials and women's issues, she says, "I think you really saw this in New Hampshire, where two women won house seats and a woman candidate won the governor's race."


Women Score in Key Senate Races

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

It wasn't just a major win for Democrats, it was also a historic night for women as female candidates won many of these races bringing the United States Senate to its highest level of female Senators ever. Jay Newton-Small is the congressional correspondent for Time Magazine. Also joining the program is Anna Sale, reporter from It's a Free Country. 


Election Night Call-In

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Join Brian Lehrer's (Mostly) Swing State Radio Network on this Election Night. Listeners call in to 646-829-3980 as polls close around the country. 

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Election Day Update

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Anna Sale, It's A Free Country political reporter, offers Election Day analysis and updates on early and email voting logistics in New Jersey's storm-damaged precincts.

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Election Law and Hurricanes

Monday, November 05, 2012

Larry Norden, deputy director of the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center, talks about the legal parameters for voter access, and Anna Sale, It's A Free Country political reporter, talks about the logistics of voting in storm-damaged areas.

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Voting Post-Storm

Friday, November 02, 2012

WNYC reporters Brigid Bergin and Anna Sale report on the state of voting machines and other election day logistics in storm-damaged New York and New Jersey.

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Storm Challenges Compounding for Newark Residents

Thursday, November 01, 2012

This week’s storm knocked out power for 95 percent of Newark residents. It’s coming back now, neighborhood by neighborhood. But as the week wears on, residents are realizing electricity is just part of the challenges they now have to contend with.


Explainer: How to Vote After Sandy

Thursday, November 01, 2012

As the region has focused on recovery efforts post-Sandy, local election officials have been working to make sure polling locations have power, displaced voters have access to absentee ballots, and any changes to polling locations gets communicated to a distracted public.  

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Hurricane Sandy's Election Impact

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

The 2012 election is just six days away, and voters in swing states like Virginia and Ohio are still reeling from the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. How might Hurricane Sandy impact affect early voting, and voter turnout on election day? Anna Sale, reporter for It's A Free Country, and Todd Zwillich, The Takeaway's Washington correspondent, explain.

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Despite Retooled Image, Linda McMahon Lags in CT Senate Race

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

It’s a close race in Connecticut to fill retiring Sen. Joe Lieberman’s Senate seat. Republican Linda McMahon, a former pro wrestling executive, is running against Democrat Chris Murphy, a three-term congressman. McMahon’s wrestling ties hurt her Senate campaign two years ago, but this year, Connecticut Democrats are more interested in linking her to Mitt Romney.

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Presidential Debate, Round Two

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Anna Sale, It's A Free Country political reporter, reviews last night's town hall-style presidential debate.

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Before Debate, Economic Anxieties and Little Party Loyalty on Long Island

Monday, October 15, 2012

Most Long Islanders reported they’d selected their man—but their party registration had little to do with it.

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Obama's Momentum in New Hampshire Cools after Debate

Thursday, October 11, 2012

New Hampshire could be politically pivotal again with its four electoral votes in a close election for president. The state’s famously engaged voters watched the first presidential debate – and it made a difference. Going into their first meeting, President Barack Obama had opened up a 15-point lead in polls over Republican Mitt Romney, but that advantage has narrowed down to six points in the last week.


Recapping Last Night's Debate

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Now that some of the smoke has cleared around last night's presidential debate, it is time to ask the questions that really matter, like what will this debate mean come November? It's a Free Country reporter Anna Sale was in Denver last night during the debates. Political reporter Jason Smith joins The Takeaway from Romney's home state of Michigan to give us a full recap of the debate.


In Colorado, Campaigns Talk Economy while Voters Talk Abortion

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Leading up to today’s first presidential debate, Colorado voters are getting barraged with campaign advertising. Most of it focuses on numbers – the size of the debt, unemployment figures, and 47 percent. But voters about talking about something else entirely: Abortion.


On Voting

Monday, October 01, 2012

Anna Sale, It's a Free Country political reporter, joins us from Colorado to talk about how early voting and voter I.D. laws could affect the presidential race.

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