Congressional Corner http://wamc.org en 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 Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-chris-gibson-14 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>What should the U.S. do about Iraq?</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that a three-way partition would not solve the country’s problems.</p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 94645 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-elizabeth-esty-10 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Many Congresspeople say ousted Majority Leader Eric Cantor didn’t spend enough time back home.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that time in the district is vital.</p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:55:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 93790 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-elizabeth-esty-9 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The heroin scourge is being felt across state lines.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock there’s a link between guns and drugs.</p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 14:56:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 93788 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty Congressional Corner with Elizabeth Esty http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-elizabeth-esty-8 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty and WAMC’s Alan Chartock discuss alternative energy – and how it is being deployed in the Nutmeg State.</p><p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 93787 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Elizabeth Esty