Congressional Corner

  The peaceful transfer of power is little more than a year away.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker discusses the end of the Obama administration with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

  The U.S Senate Democrats are on the eve of a leadership shakeup.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about Harry Reid’s legacy.

  The calendar has turned to 2016 and now we’re finally nearing the first votes of the presidential election.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he’s never seen something like Donald Trump’s campaign before.

  National security has become a key point of debate in the presidential race.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he’s looking for more substance. 

  Upstate New York will have a new look in the House come 2017.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his final year in office. 

  If New York sends a resident to the White House, it won’t be George Pataki.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock why it wasn’t the former three-term governor’s time. 

  One of the key industries in our region is horse racing, but the sport is not without its problems.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his legislation for oversight of the Sport of Kings.

  What will the Paris climate accord mean for Americans?

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the time for action is here.

  Some last-minute deals came together before lawmakers left DC for the holiday.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about the 11th-hour negotiations.

  The opioid crisis cuts across state lines.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he’s working on legislative fixes to try to combat heroin. 

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