Congressional Corner

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Congressional Corner With Jim McGovern

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    President Obama recently visited central Massachusetts.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Ian Pickus, sitting in for Alan Chartock, that Worcester was happy to have the commander-in-chief in town.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Congressional Corner With Richard Neal

    Today’s politicians often look to the past for guidance.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal discusses the Civil Rights Act with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Congressional Corner With Richard Neal

    Hillary Clinton’s memoir of her time as Secretary of State is widely viewed as an unofficial 2016 kickoff.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he believes the ex-New York Senator will run for president.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Congressional Corner With Richard Neal

    Should the U.S. have traded Guantanamo prisoners for Bowe Bergdahl?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the conversation has become muddled in silly politics.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed May 28, 2014

Congressional Corner With Peter Welch

    Immigration reform may be a victim of election year politics.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Speaker Boehner should let the House vote yay or nay.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri May 23, 2014

Congressional Corner With Peter Welch

    Syria has become a violent, failed state.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that we must be careful when arming the rebels.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Congressional Corner With Peter Welch

    Immigration, spending, the Middle East, poverty, violence — Congress has plenty of issues to worry about. But what about cheddar cheese?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the European Union is overstepping.

The Roundtable
10:50 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Congressional Corner With Robert Steele

    Former Connecticut Congressman Robert Steele, who represented the 2nd District in the 1970s, says his state made a mistake with casino gambling.

In today’s Congressional Corner, the former Republican representative tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that New York is heading down the wrong path.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Congressional Corner With Bill Owens

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  Glens Falls has a new hockey team coming to town.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the small city is thrilled to host the Calgary affiliate.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri May 16, 2014

Congressional Corner With Bill Owens

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    With elections looming, progress in the House could stall.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Washington has plenty left to do this year.

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