budget deal

    Congress broke a year of gridlock to pass a spending plan.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays and WAMC’s Alan Chartock discuss the dynamics of the accord.

12/18/13 Panel

Dec 18, 2013

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao and chief of Capital New York's Albany bureau, Jimmy Vielkind.

Topics include:
Budget Deal Reprieve
Interrogation Report
Indian Diplomat
Rodman back to North Korea
Moreland Commission subpoenas
Reaction to the NYT "invisible child" series
Trump for Governor

    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.

12/12/13 Panel

Dec 12, 2013

  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 budget
Republicans split on budget
Suspension of aid in Syria
JP Morgan/Madoff
Weed? Oui!
Fun at work?