Congressional Corner

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu March 5, 2015

Congressional Corner With Jim McGovern

  Childhood obesity has become a national crisis.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his work on the House Agriculture nutrition subcommittee.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed March 4, 2015

Congressional Corner With Jim McGovern

Washington has avoided the last funding cliff.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the Department of Homeland Security should never have faced defunding. This interview was recorded Monday before the House voted late Wednesday.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson

  For many of us, it’s an important part of everyday life, but several localities in the listening area can’t get high-speed internet.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that we are making progress. 

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson

  With former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver facing federal corruption charges, Albany’s reputation has seen better days.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock several ethics reforms are needed. 

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri February 27, 2015

Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson

  What should America’s role be in the Middle East?

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock there are no easy answers to that eternal question.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Congressional Corner With Paul Tonko

  Benjamin Netanyahu’s trip to Washington gives Democrats no easy choices.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he’s not sure if he’ll attend.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Congressional Corner With Paul Tonko

  New York Congressman Paul Tonko was recently assigned to a second House committee.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock how he got the needed waiver.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue February 24, 2015

Congressional Corner With Peter Welch

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  Consumers have welcomed lower gas prices.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that there’s an important link between the gas tax and infrastructure.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon February 23, 2015

Congressional Corner With Peter Welch

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  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to address Congress, but not without controversy.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that it looks like a cheap stunt.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri February 20, 2015

Congressional Corner With Peter Welch

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  The Keystone pipeline has been a rallying point for Republicans and a non-starter for the White House.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his thinking on the issue.

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