Congressional Corner http://wamc.org en Congressional Corner With Paul Tonko http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-paul-tonko-27 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Scientists say extreme weather and climate change are current crises – not issues down the road.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that anti-intellectualism among leaders is harming the country.</p><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 95352 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Paul Tonko Congressional Corner With Paul Tonko http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-paul-tonko-26 <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 Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about the new high-tech lab at General Electric.</p><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 95347 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Paul Tonko Congressional Corner With Paul Tonko http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-paul-tonko-25 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The downed Malaysian jet has brought new focus to the crisis in Ukraine.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Russia must be held to account for the tragedy.</p><p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 95346 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Paul Tonko Congressional Corner With Sean Eldridge http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-sean-eldridge-4 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Common Core has divided many Americans.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Sean Eldridge — a Democratic candidate for New York’s 19th district seat — discusses education with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.</p><p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 95068 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Sean Eldridge Congressional Corner With Sean Eldridge http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-sean-eldridge-3 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In today’s Congressional Corner, Sean Eldridge — a Democratic candidate for New York’s 19th district seat — discusses foreign policy with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.</p><p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 95065 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Sean Eldridge Congressional Corner With Sean Eldridge http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-sean-eldridge-2 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Election Day is nearing.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Sean Eldridge — a Democratic candidate for New York’s 19th district seat — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is optimistic about the race.</p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 95064 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Sean Eldridge Congressional Corner With Jim Fischer http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-jim-fischer-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In today’s Congressional Corner, Jim Fischer — a Republican candidate for New York’s 20th district seat — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is a strong supporter of the Second Amendment.</p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:35:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 94980 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Jim Fischer Congressional Corner With Jim Fischer http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-jim-fischer <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Congress slows in the summer, but campaign season is ramping up.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Jim Fischer — a Republican candidate for New York’s 20th district seat — introduces himself to WAMC’s Alan Chartock.</p><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 94977 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Jim Fischer Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-chris-gibson-15 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>President Obama says he can’t rely on Congress to take action on immigration.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that common sense reforms are needed right away.</p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 94648 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-chris-gibson-16 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The VA has been mired in problems.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that serving veterans is a sacred charge for the country.</p><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 94649 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson