Related Program: The Roundtable Congressional Corner With Jim McGovern By Alan Chartock • Dec 12, 2013 Related Program: The Roundtable TweetShareGoogle+Email Listen Listening... / 9:43 The budget deal in Washington has both sides somewhat unhappy. In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Democratic Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the budget has serious shortcomings. Tags: Congressional Cornercongressman jim mcgovernbudget dealTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content 12/12/13 Panel By Ray Graf • Dec 12, 2013 Listen Listening... / 42:14 Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao, and former Daily Freeman Publisher - Ira Fusfeld. Topics include:House expected to approve budgetRepublicans split on budgetSuspension of aid in SyriaJP Morgan/MadoffWeed? Oui!Fun at work? Congressional Corner With Bill Owens By Alan Chartock • Dec 11, 2013 photo provided Listen Listening... / 9:39 The world is mourning Nelson Mandela. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Mandela’s legacy will be hard to match. Congressional Corner With Paul Tonko By Alan Chartock • Dec 10, 2013 Listen Listening... / 8:35 Food shortages have become an increasing problem across the country. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that funding for SNAP benefits should be restored.