Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
The brains behind the 2014 and 2016 elections are hard at work figuring out how best to harness the latest and greatest technology to help their candidates win. So what high-tech tools can you expect to be targeted with?
Thursday, May 22, 2014
A handful of conservative politicians have already shown interest in running on the 2016 Republican presidential ticket. One name being brought up in many circles is Dr. Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon. His new book reads like a campaign manifesto, but Carson insists that he's not running.
Thursday, January 09, 2014
By Annmarie Fertoli : Associate Producer at WNYC
We know it's early, but we thought we'd take a look ahead to 2016.
Wednesday, November 07, 2012
"In the next four years, I want my country to _________." The day after the presidential election, many Takeaway listeners had an easy answer to that question: Get along. Other listeners said it was time for both parties to learn a few lessons and move on. Some listeners called with long policy to-do lists, while others while yet others proposed that President Obama revisit his "team of rivals" strategy.
Thursday, November 01, 2012
With much of the hurricane damage in the country’s largest media market, the plight of New Yorkers is sure to dominate the news cycle for weeks — if not months. But could the effects of the hurricane extend beyond the flood zones and power grids? Could it decide a presidency?
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
As election day nears there are almost always reports of voter suppression and intimidation. The tactics vary from election to election, making them difficult to predict or counteract. But that’s exactly what Eric Marshall, manager of legal mobilization for Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law works to do.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
By Robert Krulwich : Host, Radiolab
Robert goes way, way, way back in time for some political insights...and finds a surprising factor: plankton. Take a look at how geology makes a mark on political maps of the Deep South.
Friday, October 05, 2012
The first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney focused on jobs and the economy but left some pundits asking for more specifics.
Thursday, October 04, 2012
How did this hot issue become a non-issue? Has the country forgotten about the Patriot Act? Or do the candidates just hope that we have? Karen Greenberg, director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University's School of Law takes a closer look as part of The Takeaway's Don't Mention It Series.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Late Monday, Mother Jones released video surreptitiously shot during a fundraiser for Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney in May. Romney’s team response was swift, but he stood by those remarks. What are independent voters saying in response?
Thursday, August 30, 2012
In 2008 former congressman Artur Davis gave a rousing speech at the Democratic National Convention seconding the nomination of then presidential candidate Barack Obama. On Tuesday night, Davis spoke again at a party convention, but this time for the Republicans, in firm opposition to his former friend.