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Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting In New York

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State Dept. And Treasury Hosts U.S.-China Strategic And Economic Dialogue Summit

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The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Wednesday, October 7, 2015. (Open Lines Including How Listeners Felt About The Democratic Race For President Starts At 19:30 Mark On PODCAST Media Player). Pundits and polls have said that African-Americans are the strongest part of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s support in her race to win the Democratic nomination for President.  So, during Open Lines on Afternoons with Amos Wednesday, we conducted another of the program’s Unscientific Polls of the Airwaves to test how solid Mrs. Clinton’s support is.  Granted the nomination won’t occur for another 13 months and the next Presidential election is 13 months away.  But in our unscientific poll, just 50%; Half of those responding said they supported Hillary Clinton’s bid for the White House. And some of those indicated they could change their minds.

Bernie Sanders

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Holds Town Hall And Rally In Phoenix, Arizona

Former Gov. Martin O’Malley (Right) / Getty

Confirming what polls have said, there was very little support right now for Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders as just 8.3% said they favored him for the nomination.  Vice-President Joe Biden who by all accounts is weighing the pros and cons of entering the race had 16.7% support or more than double the support for Sen. Sanders. None of our respondents favored former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley’s bid to be President on the Democratic side.  Significantly, a full quarter 25% of our listener respondents were either undecided or favored none of the four potential democratic candidates. Our listeners comments about the Democratic Presidential race and their views on Secretary Clinton, Senator Sanders and Vice-President Biden are interesting and revealing.  They’re a part of the Open Lines segment which was most of the October 7th Afternoons with Amos.  As again listeners brought up a wide range of topics and subjects from gun control, violence,m the Benghazi hearings and a lot more.  (Interview On AFSCME Rally and Indiana Trailblazers Documentary Starts At 2:23 Mark On PODCAST Media Player). Also Steve Quick and Carli Stevenson from AFSCME stopped by to talk about event Friday, October 9th that involves women labor union officials from across the country that will be gathering in Indianapolis this weekend for a conference on issues important to working women.  Quick and Stevenson talked about and invited the community to a rally Friday at 4:30pm on the south lawn of the State House to protest conditions that aren’t helping working women and working families.  Then Archie Allen stopped by to talk about his new documentary series Indiana Trailblazers. produced with his wife, Channel 13 a Anchor Andrea Morehead, Indiana Trailblazers is a documentary about Hoosiers and other civil rights pioneers sand their impact on the state and the country.  The documentary premiered last Sunday on WFYI/Channel 20 public television and will continue for the next three Sundays.  Check local listings.  The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Runs 9x Minutes ©2015 WTLC/Radio One. PODCAST Starts After Brief Video Ad.