Congressional Corner

  The Republican presidential primary has broken the mold.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he doesn’t have a favorite candidate yet.

  What does a Republican have to do to win statewide in New York?

In today’s Congressional Corner, retiring Congressman Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his platform for a potential 2018 gubernatorial campaign. 

  In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney discusses prison reform with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

  Most members of Congress are gearing up for their reelection campaigns.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he prefers a competitive district. 

  In five days, the polls and prognostications can go out the window: voters are finally going to caucus in Iowa.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that former New York Senator Hillary Clinton remains his firm choice. 

  Massachusetts’ Congressional delegation is stocked with Democrats. So why is the governor a Republican?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, and WAMC’s Alan Chartock try to figure it out. 

  In just a few days, primary voters will help whittle the presidential field.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, looks back on the race so far with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

  In just a few days, we’ll know if the presidential primary predictions were right.

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

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

  Prescription drugs: they can be a constant source of worry for many Americans.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch talks about some possible solutions with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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

  In less than two weeks, we’ll have an Iowa caucus winner.

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

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

  President Obama called for redistricting reform in his State of the Union address.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the Green Mountain State has nothing to worry about on that front.

  With the first votes just weeks away, the polls are tightening.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock what he thinks Bernie Sanders’ chances are.

  Unions could be weakened depending a Supreme Court decision.

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

  President Obama has delivered his final State of the Union.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays discusses the address with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

  The peaceful transfer of power is little more than a year away.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker discusses the end of the Obama administration with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

  The U.S Senate Democrats are on the eve of a leadership shakeup.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about Harry Reid’s legacy.

  The calendar has turned to 2016 and now we’re finally nearing the first votes of the presidential election.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he’s never seen something like Donald Trump’s campaign before.

  National security has become a key point of debate in the presidential race.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he’s looking for more substance. 

  Upstate New York will have a new look in the House come 2017.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his final year in office. 

  If New York sends a resident to the White House, it won’t be George Pataki.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock why it wasn’t the former three-term governor’s time. 

  One of the key industries in our region is horse racing, but the sport is not without its problems.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his legislation for oversight of the Sport of Kings.

  What will the Paris climate accord mean for Americans?

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the time for action is here.

  Some last-minute deals came together before lawmakers left DC for the holiday.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about the 11th-hour negotiations.

  The opioid crisis cuts across state lines.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he’s working on legislative fixes to try to combat heroin. 

  It’s a been a bumpy road for the MGM Springfield project of late.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he’s still ambivalent about casinos. 

  The Boston Pops recently had a special guest performer.

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

Congressman Joe Courtney
http://courtney.house.gov/biography/

    

  Don’t look now, but the Iowa caucus is less than two months away.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut representative Joe Courtney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he keeps waiting for the bottom to fall out from Donald Trump’s campaign.

Congressman Joe Courtney
http://courtney.house.gov/biography/

  How safe is that four-lane highway you take to work? 

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut representative Joe Courtney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about the recently passed transportation bill.

Congressman Joe Courtney
http://courtney.house.gov/biography/

  Debate over education policy remains fierce across the nation. 

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut representative Joe Courtney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about the recent No Child Left Behind reforms.

The opioid crisis has worried officials across the Northeast.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that fixing the problem will take a multipronged approach. 

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