The impeachment and eventual acquittal of Donald Trump in the Senate Wednesday will undoubtedly be a campaign topic in this year’s election.  And one Syracuse University Expert can see how it might benefit the President. 


Central New York’s Congress Members followed party lines on today’s impeachment procedural vote. 

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It's the second and final of the July Democratic debates. The second set of 10 candidates is making their case as to why they should be the next president of the United States. Follow NPR's live coverage for real-time fact checks and analysis of their remarks.

Stay tuned to WAER during NPR's Morning Edition  and All Things Considered, for additional coverage of the 2nd wave of Democratic debates



Will enough voters in the congressional district that includes Syracuse change their minds from this past election to send a Democrat to Washington? 


Francis Conole announced his candidacy for Congress today, joining Roger Misso in the Democratic field for the election that’s still a year-and-a-half away.  Conole (pronounced: cah-NOHL) believes he can challenge Congress Member John Katko in 2020 with his plan to invest in the middle class.

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Tensions are high in Britain’s Parliament, as political leaders try to hash out a deal on Brexit. But there’s another separatist movement brewing — right here in New York state.


One Syracuse man who’s not content with the way things are going in Washington has already thrown his hat into the 2020 Congressional Race.  Democrat Roger Misso believes people and their needs could be represented better in the 24th district.

Syracuse University North Korea Expert Expresses Optimism on Future Relations

Feb 28, 2019
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A Syracuse University expert on North Korean-US relations believes President Trump has hit on a viable path forward.  Even though Trump left Vietnam without a deal, Research Professor Fred Carriere says these personal meetings are diplomatically helpful.

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Michael Cohen, President Trump's former lawyer, is testifying on Capitol Hill. Cohen has been sentenced to three years in prison, to begin in May. He pleaded guilty last year to charges of campaign finance violations and other charges related to his work for Trump.The proceedings are scheduled to being at 10am and are expected last anywhere from 6 to 8 hours.

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President Trump is delivering a State of the Union address after a delay due to the government shutdown. Watch his speech live and follow along as NPR reporters fact check and add context to his remarks

And catch additional reaction to the address Wednesday on Morning Edition starting at 5am on WAER.