Congressional Corner

New England News
3:21 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

Rep. Neal on GOP, guns and the AMT

Rep. Neal

WAMC caught up with Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal, a Democrat. He addressed various topics, including federal gun control reforms. Neal says he supports President Obama’s call for a range of gun control measures, but says his fellow Democrats shouldn’t take an all-or-nothing stance when bargaining with Republicans.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Congressional Corner with Brad Hays - Part 1

  Massachusetts Senator John Kerry’s confirmation hearings are scheduled for tomorrow. In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he expects Kerry to head to Foggy Bottom without issue.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 3

  In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens — a Democrat from the 21st district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his upcoming work on a new committee, Appropriations.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu January 17, 2013

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 2

  New York appears to be leading the way on gun reform in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook massacre. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens — a Democrat from the21st district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that several steps must be implemented to get a handle on gun violence.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed January 16, 2013

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 1

  The fiscal cliff was averted, but it’s only a temporary fix. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens — a Democrat from the21st district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he’s expecting another showdown in a few weeks.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue January 15, 2013

Congressional Corner with Chris Gibson - Part 3

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson and Alan Chartock talk about the Blue Water Navy Bill, North Korea, and the end of the Iraq War.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon January 14, 2013

Congressional Corner with Chris Gibson - Part 2

In today’s Congressional Corner, NY Representative Chris Gibson speak with Alan Chartock about the “fracturous” Republican Party.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Congressional Corner with Chris Gibson - Part 1

Republican Representative Chris Gibson of the 19th District of New York, voted against his party on the recent payroll tax increase measures. In today’s Congressional Corner, he speaks with Alan Chartock about why he did so - and about how going against one’s party works.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Congressional Corner with Tim Vercellotti - Part 3

After years of incoming flak, the polling industry regained some credibility in the 2012 presidential election.

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 it’s time to look ahead to 2014 .

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed January 9, 2013

Congressional Corner with Tim Vercellotti - Part 2

Massachusetts is likely to have yet another new U.S. Senator.

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 the compressed calendar will make the coming special election a sprint.

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