Congressional Corner

Will the government shut down Friday night?

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

An unpopular Republican president has House Democrats looking forward to 2018.

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

Could Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker become a national figure?

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

The 2018 election season is already taking shape.

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.

How much weight should we give to a special election in Georgia?

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.

President Trump’s first budget proposal made for tough reading for many communities.

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

What role should Congress have in authorizing military action?

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

Congressman Joe Courtney
http://courtney.house.gov/biography/

A new administration means a new approach to defense.

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

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

The April recess is a time for members of the House to perform constituent service.

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

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

Constituents have been contacting their representatives with increased frequency in recent months.

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

The Capital Region has experienced many recent water infrastructure failures.

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

Intelligence — and who is in charge of it — has been a defining question of the Trump administration.

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

He’s retired from politics, but former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s legacy is still being felt .

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

*This conversation was recorded before voting on Neil Gorsuch's appointment to the Supreme Court had taken place.

“Advise and consent” has taken on a new political meaning in the U.S. Senate.

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

Republicans may feel the repercussions of the the aborted health care vote for some time.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays concludes his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Spring means it’s crunch time for the Supreme Court.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Something very unusual would have to happen to keep Neil Gorsuch off the Supreme Court.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Gun control efforts face an uphill battle in Washington.

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

Health care has been at the center of American political debate for years.

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

The FBI director’s testimony was the talk of Capitol Hill.

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

Congressman Peter Welch
http://www.welch.house.gov/about-peter/

Should Democrats filibuster Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court nomination?

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

Congressman Peter Welch
http://www.welch.house.gov/about-peter/

FBI Director James Comey’s testimony meant different things to different people.

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

Congressman Peter Welch
http://www.welch.house.gov/about-peter/

The White House recently had a visitor from the Northeast.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont Representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his meeting with President Trump.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, concludes his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

The Trump travel ban has been halted again.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Town meetings have become the new political battleground.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he appreciates the energy.

The plaudits for President Trump’s first speech to a joint session of Congress were short-lived.

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

The new head of the EPA doesn’t believe carbon dioxide is warming the planet.

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

Members of Congress are facing pressure to hold town halls.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern, a Democrat from the second district, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that it’s part of the gig.

Some of the big battles in Washington are going to involve the Western Massachusetts House representative.

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.

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