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Bob Hennelly

Bob Hennelly appears in the following:

In NJ Congressional District, Widow Seeks to Recapture Seat from GOP

Thursday, October 18, 2012

WNYC

New Jersey Democrats have been telling reporters for months that their best shot at picking up a seat in the House of Representatives is in the state's 3rd Congressional District that includes portions of much of Ocean and almost all off Burlington County. 

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This Week In Politics: Christie Heads to Ohio

Saturday, October 13, 2012

On This Week in Politics, WNYC political reporters run down some of the top political stories from the week that was, providing insight and analysis on local, state and national political issues that touch the region.

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Romney Taps Christie to Headline in Battleground State of Ohio

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

The Romney campaign has turned to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to headline at least five campaign events in 24 hours in the key battleground state of Ohio.

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Christie: Both Parties Fail Cities

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Gov. Chris Christie blasted both political parties on Tuesday for "failed leadership" when it comes to America's cities. 

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Manhattan Terror Trial

Monday, October 08, 2012

Federal court proceedings against Abu Hamza al-Masri and four other terror suspects got underway Saturday after their extradition from the U.K. Bob Hennelly, WNYC's contributing editor for politics and investigations, discusses the issues surrounding the extradition and the potential concerns over holding a terror trail in Manhattan.

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High Profile Terror Suspects Arrive in NYC Without Much Fanfare

Monday, October 08, 2012

In 2009, when Attorney General Eric Holder announced plans to try the alleged mastermind behind the September 11 attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed,  in a civilian court in Lower Manhattan it caused a firestorm of criticism and raised security concerns. Federal prosecutors on Saturday announced the arrival of Abu Hamza al-Masri, an Islamic cleric and alleged terrorist mastermind linked to al-Qaida, for trial in that same civilian court without either. 

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Track | Gov. Christie's Out-of-State Travel

Friday, October 05, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is racking up the frequent flyer points. He’ll have hit campaign stops in Washington State, Montana, North Dakota and Michigan between Thursday and Saturday.

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NY Paid More Than $5M in Sexual Harassment Settlements

Friday, October 05, 2012

The state paid more than $104 million in lawsuit settlements for everything from slip and falls to sexual assault for the fiscal year that ended in March, according to records provided to WNYC by the state under the Freedom of Information Law.

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Silver Hangs On as Probes Continue

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s approval of a secret $103,000 settlement to resolve a sexual harassment allegation against Assemblyman Vito Lopez isn’t dimming his chances of re-election or weakening his grasp on the Assembly.

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As Voter Requirements Increase in Other States, NJ Goes Easy

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Across the country dozens of states have moved to restrict access to voter registration and voting by adding new identification requirements. But New Jersey is moving in the opposite direction.

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Ripple Effect From Sexual Harassment Scandal Continues

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

A sexual harassment payoff scandal continues to shake up Albany.

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Assembly Staffer Defends Speaker Silver By Posting Web Comments as a Woman

Monday, September 24, 2012

A New York State Assembly staffer has admitted he impersonated a woman who blogged to defend embattled Speaker Sheldon Silver. He'll be keeping his job, but with some restrictions.

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When Disaster is About to Strike, NYC Says It Can Get the Message Out

Sunday, September 16, 2012

PBS

Experts say getting real time information to city residents during an emergency is critical to helping them make the right choices so they can survive a natural or man made disaster that can crop up with little warning.

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Christie Moonlighting as GOP Campaigner

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

WNYC

Fresh off his National Republican convention keynote address, N.J. Governor Chris Christie — who recently described himself as the third most important Republican after Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan — is hitting the campaign trail for Republicans in key swing states.

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9-11 Museum Agreement

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Bob Hennelly, WNYC reporter, to discuss the agreement announced last night over the future of the 9-11 Museum.

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Feds Wiretapped Comptroller John Liu, Court Filings Show

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Federal authorities looking into New York City comptroller's fundraising practices listened in on his phone conversations, according to new court filings.

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Exit Interview: Axelrod’s Take on DNC 2012 and the Road Ahead

Friday, September 07, 2012

The Charlotte airport was abuzz Friday, as David Axelrod, a senior Obama campaign advisor, was swarmed by out going Democratic delegates as they sought pictures with President Barack Obama’s key strategist.

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DNC Dispatch: The NY Experience

Thursday, September 06, 2012

A lot was packed into three day for New York’s Democratic delegation — some good and some bad.

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Bob Hennelly in Charlotte

Thursday, September 06, 2012

WNYC’s Bob Hennelly gives us an update from the Democratic National Convention and what to expect from the party this week.

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DNC Dispatch: Fire Drill Over Jerusalem Leaves Delegates Scrambling

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

After adopting a convention platform Tuesday night with not one objection, the Democrats started Day 2 with two modifications to the platform: adding a mention of God and declaring that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.

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