Congressional Corner

Western Massachusetts is getting some clout in the House of Representatives.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Elizabeth Warren is seeking another Senate term from Massachusetts.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

A conservative majority on the Supreme Court is just the tip of the iceberg.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays concludes his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

The nation will have a new president in just a few days.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

The Russian interference in November’s election has alarmed many onlookers.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

It’s too late for Merrick Garland to get on the Supreme Court.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock why.

Rep. Elizabeth Esty
Official Portrait

Elizabeth Esty is the Congressional Representative from the 5th District in Connecticut.

In today’s Congressional Corner, she speaks with Alan Chartock about President-Elect Donald Trump’s proposed cabinet appointments and President Barack Obama’s legacy.

The president-elect lost the popular vote by nearly 3 million votes.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal concludes his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

Rep. Elizabeth Esty
Official Portrait

Late Monday night, GOP members submitted a change to House rules that would have weakened the ethics office – one of the changes included fines and sanctions for certain behaviors on the House floor. Tuesday afternoon, they met again and agreed by unanimous consent to withdraw some of the changes. 

For our Congressional Corner segment, Alan Chartock spoke with Rep. Elizabeth Esty of Connecticut’s 5th District about her thoughts on protocol in the House.

A note: this conversation was recorded before the change was withdrawn. 

Rep. Elizabeth Esty
Official Portrait

Late Monday night, GOP members submitted a change to House rules that would have weakened the ethics office. Yesterday afternoon, they met again and agreed by unanimous consent to withdraw the changes. 

For our Congressional Corner segment, Alan Chartock spoke with Rep. Elizabeth Esty of Connecticut’s 5th District about her thoughts on ethics in Washington.

A note: this conversation was recorded before the change was withdrawn. 

A local member of Congress is taking a leadership position on the House Ways and Means Committee.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

The hangover from the election hasn’t gone away for many Democrats.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that 2016 was a wacky election year. 

This is the swan song for a popular member of Congress from our region.

In today’s Congressional Corner, retiring New York Representative Chris Gibson bids WAMC’s Alan Chartock farewell. 

It can be tough to change the system from within.

In today’s Congressional Corner, retiring New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock what he thinks are Washington’s big problems. 

With a new Congress taking shape, some familiar faces won’t be going back to Washington.

In today’s Congressional Corner, retiring New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about some reforms he’d like to see. 

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern, a Democrat from the second district, concludes his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Fidel is gone and the future of Cuba is an open question.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern, a Democrat from the second district, continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

The popular vote and the Electoral College do not align in 2016.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern, a Democrat from the second district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

The fight against opioid addiction continues.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont Representative Peter Welch concludes his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Is the Affordable Care Act on life support?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont Representative Peter Welch continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Donald Trump won the Electoral College, but he lost the Northeast.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont Representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock what people in the Green Mountain State are thinking.

John Faso
John Faso

Republicans say the Affordable Care Act is going away.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Republican Congressman-elect John Faso of New York’s 19th district tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock what might take its place.

John Faso
John Faso

In the New Year, Republicans will be sitting pretty in Washington.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Republican Congressman-elect John Faso of New York’s 19th district sits down with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

John Faso
John Faso

Upstate New York’s 19th House district is getting a new representative.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Republican John Faso sits down with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Gun control is one of the most polarizing political issues.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Congresswoman-elect Claudia Tenney of New York’s 22nd district concludes her discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congresswoman-elect Claudia Tenney is leaving the state Assembly as she heads to the U.S. House.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tenney continues her discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Upstate New York’s 22nd House district has a new Congresswoman waiting in the wings. In today’s Congressional Corner, Republican representative-elect Claudia Tenney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock how the transition is going so far.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

New York’s senior Senator will be the head Democrat in the Senate.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock what that means for the party.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

Should House Democrats get a new leader?

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock why he’s standing by Nancy Pelosi.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

Democrats will find themselves out of power in the new year.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock why he believes Donald Trump won the White House.

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