Congressional Corner

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu December 27, 2012

Congressional Corner with Carolyn Maloney - Part 2

Republicans were able to keep the House in the elections. 

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Carolyn Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that it’s incumbent on the parties to work together for the American people.

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Congressional Corner
9:50 am
Wed December 26, 2012

Congressional Corner with Carolyn Maloney - Part 1

The next Congress will take office in just a few days. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Carolyn Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that life in the minority can be a challenge.

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Congressional Corner
9:50 am
Fri December 21, 2012

Congressional Corner with Sean Patrick Maloney - Part 3

While Democrats have called for tax reform, Republicans are pushing to change entitlement programs.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Democratic representative-elect Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Social Security should not be blamed for the U.S. debt.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu December 20, 2012

Congressional Corner with Sean Patrick Maloney - Part 2

The new Congress will be sworn-in in two weeks. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Democratic representative-elect Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is undergoing a smooth transition with his former opponent, Republican Nan Hayworth.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed December 19, 2012

Congressional Corner with Sean Patrick Maloney - Part 1

Election Day sent some new faces to Washington.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic representative-elect Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that middle class voters helped him defeat Republican Nan Hayworth in New York’s 18th district.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue December 18, 2012

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 3

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There is widespread turmoil in the Middle East. 

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens — a Democrat reelected to represent the new 21st district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he does not want to see U.S. boots on the ground.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 2

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In just two weeks, the U.S. will go over the fiscal cliff.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens — a Democrat reelected to represent the new 21st district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that a deal must be cut before then.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu December 13, 2012

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 1

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Once again, the North Country had a razor-tight election.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens — a Democrat reelected to represent the new 21st district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he’s relieved that a nasty campaign season is over.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed December 12, 2012

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko - Part 3

Once again, Social Security is under the microscope.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Paul Tonko, a Democrat who represents the 20th district, tells  WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the program can be tightened without being dismantled.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue December 11, 2012

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko - Part 2

Fiscal cliff negotiations are continuing.

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