debt ceiling http://wamc.org en Congressional Reaction to Shutdown-Default Deal http://wamc.org/post/congressional-reaction-shutdown-default-deal <p></p><p></p><p>Reaction from congressional representatives in Vermont and northern New York to the agreement ending the government shutdown and avoiding default came quickly on Wednesday. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 16:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 75759 at http://wamc.org Congressional Reaction to Shutdown-Default Deal Eldridge: Shutdown Means New Leadership Needed http://wamc.org/post/eldridge-shutdown-means-new-leadership-needed <p>Sean Eldridge, a Democratic candidate for Congress who is challenging Republican Chris Gibson in the 2014 race for the 19<sup>th</sup> District seat, tells WAMC that the government shutdown and debt ceiling crisis are proof that America needs new leadership. Wed, 16 Oct 2013 18:06:42 +0000 Alan Chartock 75694 at http://wamc.org Eldridge: Shutdown Means New Leadership Needed Welch Leads Call For Clean Debt Ceiling http://wamc.org/post/welch-leads-call-clean-debt-ceiling <p></p><p></p><p>Vermont Congressman Peter Welch joined with 186 of his Democratic colleagues in the House this week to send a letter he authored to the president urging support for passage of a clean debt limit. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley spoke with the Democrat about his efforts to keep the country from defaulting. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 16:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 74468 at http://wamc.org Welch Leads Call For Clean Debt Ceiling 8/27/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/82713-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>WAMC’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Alan </span>Chartock<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the </span><a href="http://www.hungeractionnys.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Hunger Action Network’s</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Mark </span>Dunlea<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Investigative Reporter, </span><a href="http://www.blog.timesunion.com/armao/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Rosemary Armao</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>Topics include:<br>Syria<br>Kerry on Syria<br>Debt Ceiling<br>Farm Bill</p><p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 72288 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Brad Hays - Part 1 http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-brad-hays-part-1-17 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Following “fiscal cliff” and “debt ceiling,”“sequester” is the latest Washington buzzword.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the draconian budget cuts were never supposed to take effect.</p><p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 15:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 59357 at http://wamc.org