Congressional Corner

The Congress is divided over negotiations with Iran.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock the Senate Republicans who sent a letter to Iran were out of line. This interview was recorded ahead of Israel’s elections Wednesday.

Rail safety reform may have new momentum after several recent crashes.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that this should not be a partisan issue.

It has been more than two years since Newtown. In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that her latest gun reform bill deserves attention.

Most of the pre-campaign talk has surrounded old names in politics: Bush and Clinton.

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 some other candidates still have a shot.

Massachusetts is getting to know its new governor. In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, discusses Charlie Baker with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

She’s not even an official candidate yet, but Hillary Clinton is facing her first major campaign crisis.

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 the former Secretary of State has been behind the curve. The two spoke before Clinton's Tuesday afternoon press conference.

  The Keystone XL pipeline is more than just a proposal: it’s become a political battleground.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan that the debate is overblown.

  Childhood obesity has become a national crisis.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his work on the House Agriculture nutrition subcommittee.

Washington has avoided the last funding cliff.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the Department of Homeland Security should never have faced defunding. This interview was recorded Monday before the House voted late Wednesday.

  For many of us, it’s an important part of everyday life, but several localities in the listening area can’t get high-speed internet.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that we are making progress. 

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