Congressional Corner

Young people can be the difference in every election.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock why today’s students impress him.

Republicans ran for years against the Affordable Care Act.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock why repealing it has proven so difficult.

North Korea has vexed the U.S for decades.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont Representative Peter Welch wraps up his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Donald Trump Jr.’s inbox is the latest front in the Russia investigation.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont Representative Peter Welch continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

New York has 27 members of Congress. Vermont has one.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont Representative Peter Welch speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Democrats are looking forward to the next election.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern, a Democrat from the second district, wraps up his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

The administration says it wants to overhaul the tax code, but details are scarce.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern, a Democrat from the second district, continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

The Trump campaign’s ties to Russia: a scandal that isn’t going away.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern, a Democrat from the second district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

The White House budget proposal would mean drastic cuts to domestic spending.

In today’s Congressional Corner, WAMC’s Alan Chartock wraps up his conversation with Connecticut Representative Joe Courtney, a Democrat from the 2nd district.

Republicans in the Senate are struggling to come together on healthcare.

In today’s Congressional Corner, WAMC’s Alan Chartock continues his conversation with Connecticut Representative Joe Courtney, a Democrat from the 2nd district.

More is coming out about the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia by the day.

In today’s Congressional Corner, WAMC’s Alan Chartock speaks with Connecticut Representative Joe Courtney, a Democrat from the 2nd district.

John Faso
John Faso

What will the health care overhaul mean for localities?

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican John Faso of the 19th district speaks wraps up his discussion WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

John Faso
John Faso

Millions of people would lose their health care under the bill being considered by the Senate.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican John Faso of the 19th district speaks continues his discussion WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

John Faso
John Faso

Halfway through 2017, 2018 is looming large.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican John Faso of the 19th district speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

With Republicans in control of Washington, Democrats are apprehensive about the future of Social Security and Medicare.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from the fifth district, wraps up her conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Russia and the 2016 presidential election — it’s either a significant breach or “fake news.”

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from the fifth district, continues her conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

The parents of Sandy Hook found themselves back in the spotlight recently.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from the fifth district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

The shooting of Congressman Steve Scalise stunned the country.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

A programming note: this interview was recorded before the special House election in Georgia.

Constituents like to see their representatives in the flesh.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

Berkshire County has lost a political leader.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

Advocates for the environment aren’t taking kindly to the White House’s budget proposal.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, wraps up his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

The Capital Region’s Congressman is another year older.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

American politics has become so sour, it took the shooting of a member of Congress to renew calls for bipartisanship.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Once-ascendant right-wing parties in Europe appear to be on the defensive.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, wraps up his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Democrats are eager for the next election.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ testimony this week is still being digested by official Washington.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Republicans’ policy agenda has stalled amid a raft of White House scandals.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Congressional Quarterly’s David Hawkings wraps up his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Debate over health care policy has intensified for at least 25 years in Washington.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Congressional Quarterly’s David Hawkings continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Fired FBI Director James Comey’s testimony was an extraordinary day in American politics.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Congressional Quarterly’s David Hawkings speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

North Korea continues to inspire international consternation.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern, a Democrat from the second district, wraps up his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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