Wednesday, October 23, 2013
By Tracie Hunte : Assistant Producer, WNYC News
President Obama's visit to a Brooklyn school Friday will close one of the borough's largest parks for six hours.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
By Mirela Iverac : Reporter, WNYC News
President Obama was widely expected to make the case for a military strike against President Assad's regime in his speech this evening.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
By WQXR Staff
President Obama presented the National Medal of Arts to 12 recipients including Renée Fleming during a White House ceremony on Wednesday.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio, Political Gabfest panelists discuss President Obama's State of the Union address, and the lessons aging politicians might learn from Pope Benedict’s surprise decision to retire from his lifetime appointment. Then on the Culture Gabfest, panelists talk about the current Broadway production of "Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
Saturday, February 02, 2013
On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the politics of immigration reform and whether it’s too late for the GOP to embrace it. Plus they dive into Emily’s New York Times Magazine cover story about compensating the victims of child pornography.
Saturday, January 26, 2013
On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio, recorded live at Washington's Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, Political Gabfest panelists discuss Obama’s second inaugural address and what it signals about his new approach to governing. On the Culture Gabfest, panelists dive into the controversy surrounding torture, moral ambiguity, and blood lust in Kathryn Bigelow’s Oscar-nominated "Zero Dark Thirty."
Monday, January 21, 2013
The Brian Lehrer Show's coverage of Barack Obama's 2013 inaugural ceremony and address. Featuring analysis from Clarence Page, live from the National Mall in Washington, Jodi Kantor on Obama's second term agenda, and Kenneth C. Davis on the surprising history of inauguration day.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Live coverage of President Obama's announcement of policy recommendations to reduce gun violence.
Saturday, January 12, 2013
On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio, Political Gabfest panelists discuss the embattled nomination of former GOP senator Chuck Hagel to head the Defense Department and the sticky question of gender parity in the Obama administration. Then on the Culture Gabfest, the hosts review the year in movies.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
By Solomon Kleinsmith : IAFC Blogger
I'd like to think that the positive sounding things that House Majority Leader John Boehner, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and President Obama have been saying, but much of their comments include worrisome hedging.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Two weeks ago, conservatives and liberals alike declared Governor Romney the undisputed winner of the last presidential debate, as pundits claimed he portrayed strength and confidence in the face of a timid and unfocused President Obama. But did he fare as well this time around? Or did President Obama bounce back? Josh Treviño, conservative pundit and former speechwriter for President George W. Bush, weighs in.
Monday, October 15, 2012
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
By Jami Floyd : IAFC Blogger
Can American ideals of free speech rooted in the First Amendment co-exist with the reverence for the Prophet Mohammad rooted in Islam?
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has come under sharp attacks from his opponents on the left, after a video leaked this week in which Romney referred to 47 percent of Americans as "victims," who are dependent of the government.
Saturday, September 15, 2012
On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the turmoil in the Arab world. On the Culture Gabfest portion of the show, John Dickerson returns to talk about his great passion, Bob Dylan, who has a new album out.
Monday, September 10, 2012
By Steffen Schmidt : IAFC Blogger
Now that the conventions are over, both campaigns will pivot to the swing states where they still need to make the case to crucial undecided voters. In my home state of Iowa, the campaigns are turning up the heat over every eligible pocket of the state.
Monday, July 16, 2012
By Steffen Schmidt : IAFC Blogger
This is bigger than Obamacare. It's much more significant than Romney continuing as CEO of Bain after 1999. It has a far greater impact on every American this election year than any other issue the candidates have been discussing or will address in presidential debates this fall.
Friday, July 13, 2012
By Anna Sale
The choice Colorado voters are anticipating in November is not so much Obama versus Romney, but whether voting for the guy they kind of like is worth the trouble.