Karen DeWitt

ConventionCast | DNC Reporter Roundup

It's all reporters on the final installment of our ConventionCast. Casey Seiler of the Albany Times Union and Karen DeWitt of New York State Public Radio talk with Politico's Albany Bureau Chief Jimmy Vielkind and WNYC's City Hall and Political Reporter Brigid Bergin about the Governor Cuomo/Mayor deBlasio frenemy subplot at the convention, and Hillary Clinton's big speech.
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Karen DeWitt

ConventionCast | Bernie Sanders Delegates React

How are the Bernie Sanders delegates feeling after Monday's tumultuous day at the DNC revolving around Hillary Clinton's primary challenger? Casey Seiler of the Times Union and Karen DeWitt of New York Public Radio talk to two Bernie delegates from New York, Assemblyman Phil Steck and working mother Josephine Moore, to find out.
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Cuomo speaks to DNC

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Karen DeWitt

Governor Cuomo got his moment on the convention stage Thursday night before Hillary Clinton’s speech.

Matt Ryan

Senate Democrats hope once again to take leadership of the Senate away from Republicans in the 2016 elections. The chief engineer of strategy for the Democrats says the Presidential candidates at the top of the ticket will help his candidates win.

Karen DeWitt

Governor Cuomo says it’s a “sign of respect” for New York that he’s been asked to speak on the final night of the Democratic National Convention. He says he plans to mention his father Mario Cuomo, the former Governor who gave the memorable Tale of Two Cities speech at the 1984 convention. Andrew Cuomo says it’s the first national convention that he’s attended without his father. Mario Cuomo died on New Year’s Day in 2015.

Karen DeWitt

It's all reporters on the final installment of our ConventionCast. Casey Seiler of the Albany Times Union and Karen DeWitt of New York State Public Radio talk with Politico's Albany Bureau Chief Jimmy Vielkind and WNYC's City Hall and Political Reporter Brigid Bergin about the Governor Cuomo/Mayor deBlasio frenemy subplot at the convention, and Hillary Clinton's big speech.

Governor Cuomo had a full schedule Tuesday  at the Democratic National Convention, aimed at showcasing some of his strengths, including supporting LGBT rights and helping the homeless. But first, he shared the stage with Hillary Clinton’s primary opponent, Senator Bernie Sanders. 

Karen DeWitt

Foreign trade deals are a contentious issue at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Now New York’s Senior Senator Chuck Schumer is weighing in, saying he’s against the Trans Pacific Partnership proposal, known as the TPP.

Cindy Schultz / Times Union

On Day Three of the Democratic National Convention, Casey Seiler of the Times Union and Karen DeWitt of New York Public Radio sit down with the chief strategist for the Senate Democrats' efforts to retake the State Senate, Senator Mike Gianaris of Queens.

Governor Cuomo is making the rounds at the Democratic National Convention, speaking to LGBT and pro- Israel gatherings, as well as a homeless prevention group known as HELP that Cuomo founded 30 years ago.

Karen DeWitt

Governor Andrew Cuomo introduced a surprise guest at   the New York delegation breakfast, Senator Bernie Sanders.

Karen DeWitt

It’s supposed to be Hillary Clinton’s convention, but all of the focus Monday was on her primary challenger Bernie Sanders and his delegates, who continue to stew over a Wikileaks release of DNC emails that showed favoritism to Clinton over Sanders.

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