Capitol Avenue with Ebong Udoma

WSHU Senior Reporter Ebong Udoma looks at contemporary political issues from the perspective of his two decades covering local, regional and international events.

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Despite the ugly nature of this year’s presidential campaign between Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, the advertising in the last month of the campaign had been more positive than in any other presidential cycle since 2000. That’s the finding of the Wesleyan Media Project, which tracks and analyzes ads aired in federal and state elections.

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has been questioning whether the November 8 election will be fair.

WSHU’s Senior Reporter Ebong Udoma sat down with Morning Edition Host Tom Kuser to talk about how secure the nation’s voting system will be on Election Day.

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The first Presidential Debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump takes place at Hofstra, Long Island’s largest private university.  

WSHU’s Senior Reporter Ebong Udoma has been looking into how Hofstra became the host of the first debate. He sat down with Morning Edition Host Tom Kuser to discuss what he learned.

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In the summer of 1994, businessman Donald Trump, joined then-Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim to announce with fanfare Trump Park City Plaza.

It was to be among other things an amusement park, retail and residential space and a shipping terminal on the harbor front in the South End of Bridgeport. But the project never materialized.

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