Congressional Corner http://wamc.org en Congressional Corner With Richard Neal http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-richard-neal-9 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Supreme Court’s McCutcheon decision echoed 2010’s Citizens United case.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that campaign finance reform is now highly unlikely at the presidential level.</p><p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 88479 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Richard Neal Congressional Corner With Richard Neal http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-richard-neal-8 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The closure of North Adams Regional Hospital stunned the Berkshires.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he is working to re-open the shuttered hospital.</p><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 88478 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Richard Neal Congressional Corner With Sean Patrick Maloney http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-sean-patrick-maloney-15 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Unemployment is a national problem, especially since the recession.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that benefits must be extended to the long-term unemployed.</p><p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 88144 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Sean Patrick Maloney Congressional Corner With Sean Patrick Maloney http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-sean-patrick-maloney-14 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Relations with Russia continue to pose a challenge.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he doesn’t want to see American boots on the ground.</p><p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 88142 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Sean Patrick Maloney Congressional Corner With Sean Patrick Maloney http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-sean-patrick-maloney-13 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Congressman Paul Ryan’s budget proposal has divided the House.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the plan hurts working families.</p><p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 88141 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Sean Patrick Maloney Congressional Corner With Brad Hays http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-brad-hays-13 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>2016 could sound a lot like 1992, at least when it comes to presidential politics.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays and WAMC’s Alan Chartock survey the field.</p><p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 87695 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Brad Hays Congressional Corner With Brad Hays http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-brad-hays-12 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays and WAMC’s Alan Chartock continue their discussion of campaign finance and the Supreme Court.</p><p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 87694 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Brad Hays Congressional Corner With Brad Hays http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-brad-hays-11 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Is campaign spending free speech, a scourge in our politics, or both?</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays and WAMC’s Alan Chartock discuss last week’s Supreme Court decision.</p><p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 87693 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Brad Hays Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-chris-gibson-13 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>November’s midterms mean the 2016 election is just around the corner.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — and WAMC’s Alan Chartock talk national politics.</p><p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 87158 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-chris-gibson-12 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — and WAMC’s Alan Chartock continue their discussion of Russia and Ukraine.</p><p></p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 87157 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson