Congressional Corner

Congressman Peter Welch
http://www.welch.house.gov/about-peter/

  Senator Bernie Sanders’ campaign has thrust Vermont onto the national stage.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he thinks Sanders still has a shot to win the Democratic nomination.

  Will Merrick Garland get a vote in the Senate in 2016?

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the Republicans have gravely miscalculated.

  The Boehner era continues to recede into the past.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock how he grades Speaker Paul Ryan so far.

  A big part of politics is constituent service.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he gets around.

  It seems to be getting late for Senator Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, but the Vermont lawmaker says not to count him out.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays and WAMC’s Alan Chartock discuss the state of the primaries.

  In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays and WAMC’s Alan Chartock continue their conversation about the Supreme Court’s vacancy.

Should Americans get used to an eight-person Supreme Court?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Alan Chartock is joined by Union College political science professor Brad Hays to discuss the possibility that Antonin Scalia will be replaced.

  Can Senator Sanders still become President Sanders?

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

  Donald Trump is long past the point of merely being a novelty.

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

  The Supreme Court could be down a member for another 12 months.

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 most Americans want a new justice on the bench. 

  President Obama has been making a landmark visit to Cuba.

Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern discussed his role in the visit on the Congressional Corner with WAMC’s Alan Chartock before flying to the island nation.

  Is Merrick Garland the next Supreme Court justice or merely a political pawn?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Garland is eminently qualified to sit on the high court.

  One out of seven people goes hungry.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his visit to Flint Michigan.

  A rose is a rose is a rose, but is a superdelegate a delegate?

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney talks Democratic politics with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

  Democrats seem to be divided over the presidential race, but nowhere near the way Republicans are.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he expects Hillary Clinton to clinch the nomination. 

  The 18th Congressional District in the Hudson Valley will decide if it wants another new representative this year.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he’s been busy working for the district. 

  Chances are, if you’re a Democrat, you have strong feelings about the presidential primary.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Congressional Quarterly’s David Hawkings tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders needs a quick comeback if he wants to win the nomination. 

  President Obama has more than 300 days left in office.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Congressional Quarterly’s David Hawkings tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the White House intends to nominate a new Supreme Court justice during that time. 

  Another Tuesday, another round of primaries.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Congressional Quarterly’s David Hawkings tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Donald Trump remains the overwhelming frontrunner for the GOP nomination. 

  The primaries roll on after Super Tuesday. 

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut representative Joe Courtney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock why he’s backing Hillary.

  It’s an even year, which means the House of Representatives is up for reelection. 

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut representative Joe Courtney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he’s become something of an elder in the volatile people’s chamber.

  It’s an important anniversary this year in Irish history.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about it. 

  An eight-person Supreme Court is either an emergency or the new normal depending on who you ask.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that President Obama isn’t a lame duck for another eight months. 

  It’s Super Tuesday.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his expectations for today’s races, including in Vermont and the Bay State. 

  From Syria to Iraq to Afghanistan, there are trouble spots in much of the Islamic world.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about what she learned on a recent trip to Afghanistan. 

  The death of Antonin Scalia led to a political standoff in a matter of hours.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the late jurist must be replaced ASAP. 

  President Obama wants to close Guantanamo Bay.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock she’s still reviewing the plan. 

  Hillary has more superdelegates, but Bernie seems to have more vociferous supporters. What gives?

That’s the topic of today’s Congressional Corner with New York representative Paul Tonko and WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

  From Flint to Lansingburgh, water infrastructure has been a major problem lately.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Paul Tonko discusses the issue with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

  Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died last weekend at the age of 79.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Alan Chartock speaks with New York Congressman, Paul Tonko, about what will happen next.

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