Friday, January 30, 2015
Thursday, January 01, 2015
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Democrats have held the majority in the Senate for almost eight years now, but as the November 2014 elections approach Republicans are feeling confident they can take it back. This week, we're taking a closer look at some of the 36 races heating up across the country.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
In the decades before World War I, the mass production of weaponry capable of damage and death on an unprecedented scale was developed. As a result, European militaries grew in size and influence, and took on an expanded role in civilian governments.
Friday, February 21, 2014
All across the country, communities are fighting to build their own broadband internet networks as an alternative to the services offered by big cable companies. However, these efforts have often been thwarted by legislation lobbied for by, you guessed it, the cable companies. Bob talks with James Baller, president of the Baller Herbst Law group, who has long been leading the legal charge on behalf of municipalities.
Cake - Fashion Nugget
Friday, February 14, 2014
Friday, December 20, 2013
Friday, June 07, 2013
Monday, April 29, 2013
A longtime proponent of stricter gun laws, New York Representative Carolyn McCarthy considers how the effort to push for tougher gun regulations is likely to move forward, after the Senate defeated several proposed gun control measures earlier this month.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
President Obama's nominee to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mary Jo White, continues to receive praise and criticism for her background. By some, she's hailed as the tough prosecutor who took down John Gotti and a laundry list of most-wanted terrorists. But White has also come under fire for her connections to big banks. Peter Henning is a law professor at Wayne State University. Formerly, he was a Senior Attorney with the SEC's Division of Enforcement.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
By Tracie Hunte : Assistant Producer, WNYC News
New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg says he will not seek re-election in 2014.
Friday, November 02, 2012
Monday, October 15, 2012
"New York City Mayors I Have Known" might be the better title for this 1954 installment of Campus Press Conference featuring guest Harry Hershfield -- columnist, cartoonist, and "Toastmaster Extraordinary."
Hendrik Hertzberg, Ryan Lizza and John Cassidy review the conventions and assess the state of the race.
Saturday, September 08, 2012
Friday, June 01, 2012
A federal appeals court in Boston ruled unanimously yesterday that the controversial Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional, as it discriminates against legally married same-sex couples by denying them the same federal benefits afforded to heterosexual couples. Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich discusses the ruling with Congressman Barney Frank.
Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Now that Iowa’s critical caucus is over, attention turns to the nation’s first primary. A predominately Republican state, New Hampshire primary has held many surprises in the past, such as John McCain's overwhelming victory over George W. Bush in 2000. Former Utah Governor John Hunstman has almost solely focused on New Hampshire over the past months, and spent Tuesday evening campaigning in the New England state instead of Iowa.