Congressional Corner

Several important New York politicians lined up behind Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in the minutes after she entered the race Sunday. Speaking with WAMC’s Alan Chartock on Tuesday, Hudson Valley Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney officially endorsed the former New York U.S. Senator and Secretary of State. He also criticized the man who helmed Clinton’s successful 2000 Senate race — now-New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.

The 2016 campaign is already cranking.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Democrats are likely to stick with Hillary. 

The Iran framework is the latest issue to divide Washington.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Americans should take a closer look over the next two months.

Experts agree that America’s infrastructure is in bad shape.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that mustering the political will to make improvements is a challenge.

The framework agreement with Iran: historic diplomacy or grave mistake?

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Congress is taking a close look.

Democrats took it on the chin in the midterm elections, but are hopeful about their 2016 chances.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the Empire State could play a major role in our national politics.

  November 2016 is a long way away, but the election has already begun.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Congressional Quarterly’s David Hawkings handicaps the race with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Hillary Clinton is the Democratic front runner even without being an official presidential candidate.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Congressional Quarterly’s David Hawkings tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the email scandal is unlikely to sway any voters.

Another member of Congress is leaving in disgrace.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Congressional Quarterly’s David Hawkings tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Aaron Schock is gone just as soon as he arrived.

The Republicans are anxious to retake the White House.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Jeb Bush is building a long-range campaign.

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