Congressional Corner

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri September 21, 2012

Congressional Corner with Brad Hays - Part 3

President Obama used an enthusiastic and young base to win the 2008 election. In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that it will be difficult to motivate young voters to that extent again.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu September 20, 2012

Congressional Corner with Brad Hays - Part 2

Aides on both sides of the presidential campaign are said to be relishing this fall’s vice presidential debate. In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Congressman Paul Ryan’s policies have become a target for the Obama campaign.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed September 19, 2012

Congressional Corner with Brad Hays - Part 1

The national conventions set the stage for what has become a busy campaign season. In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the President’s campaign can’t sustain itself from the convention bump alone.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue September 18, 2012

Congressional Corner with Peter Welch - Part 3

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney recently huddled in Vermont to prep for his debates with the President. In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells Alan Chartock that Romney could win nearby New Hampshire, but not the Green Mountain state.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon September 17, 2012

Congressional Corner with Peter Welch - Part 2

The Farm Bill is set to expire at the end of the month. In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells Alan Chartock that the House must act on the bill, which has already gotten out of the Senate.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri September 14, 2012

Congressional Corner with Peter Welch - Part 1

The Democrats’ convention in Charlotte brought a disparate party together under one roof. In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells Alan Chartock that he saw enthusiasm for President Obama at the convention.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Congressional Corner with Nan Hayworth - Part 3

Redistricting means even incumbents are new to voters in November. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Nan Hayworth discusses a variety of issues important to the electorate with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue September 11, 2012

Congressional Corner with Nan Hayworth - Part 2

Recent scandals in Albany have jumpstarted a discussion about the hurdles women in government can face. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Nan Hayworth tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she has not faced sexual harassment in Washington. 

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon September 10, 2012

Congressional Corner with Nan Hayworth - Part 1

November is quickly approaching. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Nan Hayworth tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she is busy campaigning in the new 18th district.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri September 7, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Thomas Jenkins

One of the most difficult routes to Washington is a write-in campaign. In today’s Congressional Corner, write-in candidate Thomas Jenkins — who is running against incumbent Republican Chris Gibson and Democrat Julian Schreibman in New York’s new 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that it’s time for regular people to take back the House.

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