Congressional Corner

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu December 6, 2012

Congressional Corner with David Hawkings - Part 3

The filibuster could be due for a facelift.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Congressional Quarterly’s David Hawkings tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Senate Democrats might buck Harry Reid’s push to reform the Senate tactic.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed December 5, 2012

Congressional Corner with David Hawkings - Part 2

Fiscal cliff negotiations inch on.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Congressional Quarterly’s David Hawkings tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he expects a deal to come at the 11th hour.Fiscal cliff negotiations inch on.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Congressional Corner with David Hawkings - Part 1

The lame duck Congress has big business to handle before the next class is sworn in. In today’s Congressional Corner, Congressional Quarterly’s David Hawkings tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the Tea Party lost some influence on Election Day.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon December 3, 2012

Congressional Corner with Ross Baker - Part 3

Voters seem to detest gridlock in Washington. In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the Senate is actually structured to slow the legislative process.

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The Roundtable
10:50 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Congressional Corner with Ross Baker - Part 2

Already a national figure, New Jersey governor Chris Christie emerged from Sandy and the election as a 2016 contender. In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Christie has been a pragmatic Republican in a mostly blue state.

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The Roundtable
10:50 am
Wed November 28, 2012

Congressional Corner with Ross Baker - Part 1

With the election in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look ahead to the incoming class. In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that despite their losses, Republicans are anything but irrelevant going forward.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon November 26, 2012

Congressional Corner with Tim Vercellotti - Part 4

Political observers wonder what comes next for Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick. In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Patrick could be compelled to serve in the second Obama administration.

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Congressional Corner
7:57 am
Mon November 26, 2012

Congressional Corner with Tim Vercellotti - Part 3

Connecticut is ready for a new era as Congressman Chris Murphy replaces Senator Joe Lieberman. In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Murphy withstood an expensive campaign by Linda McMahon.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue November 20, 2012

Congressional Corner with Tim Vercellotti - Part 2

Ex-governor Mitt Romney made Boston his base, but he lost the Bay State badly to President Obama. In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Romney had a mixed record in Massachusetts.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon November 19, 2012

Congressional Corner with Tim Vercellotti - Part 1

The Massachusetts Senate delegation now includes its first woman ever. In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Elizabeth Warren won a close and expensive race thanks to women and independents.

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