Congressional Corner

 Many Hudson Valley residents are worried about contracting Lyme disease.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that vigilance is a must. 

 One way or another, one Congressional district in our region is getting a new representative.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he has worked well with retiring Republican Chris Gibson. 

  Some environmentalists fear low gas prices could spur new interest in gas-guzzling vehicles.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that it’s time to push for renewable energy.

  Democrats have a long way to go if they want to retake the House.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his work recruiting candidates to run for Congress.

  Summer is wrapping up and politics is getting serious.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he still supports Hillary for president.

  It’s one of the biggest votes of the year.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut representative Joe Courtney previews Friday’s debate on the Iran deal with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

  If Donald Trump is a flash in the pan, it’s an awfully long flash.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Congressional Quarterly’s David Hawkings tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Trump’s continued polling success comes as a surprise. 

  Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has been drawing huge crowds on the hustings.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Congressional Quarterly’s David Hawkings discusses the progressive darling’s chances with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

  It’s one of the most anticipated votes of the year.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Congressional Quarterly’s David Hawkings tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that President Obama has no support from Republicans on the Iran nuclear deal.

  Congressman Chris Gibson of New York’s 19th District is exploring the possibility of running for Governor of New York in 2018. 

In today’s Congressional Corner he speaks with Alan Chartock about some important things to be considered before he makes a decision. 

  United States Congress people aren’t subject to term limits.

In today’s Congressional Corner Alan Chartock speaks with New York Congressman Chris Gibson about his self-imposed term limit and potential future plans.

  Congressman Chris Gibson of New York’s 19th District was still active military when Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast 10 years ago.

In today’s Congressional Corner he speaks with Alan Chartock hurricane preparedness and severe weather recovery.

The self-proclaimed Islamic State shows no signs of slowing down.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that bad decisions in the Middle East have brought us to this point.

  It’s sure to be a tough vote.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock why he supports the Iran nuclear agreement.

  An American flag flies in Havana once again.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his recent trip to Cuba.

  Back in the 2008, the name of the Democratic primary game was superdelegates.

In today’s Congressional Corner, WAMC’s Alan Chartock talks with one of them for 2016.

  Experts say our railways are not as safe as they should be.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that progress has been slow.

  Some members of Congress are just back from a trip to Israel.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the visit was eye-opening.

U.S. Representative Elise Stefanik
WAMC/Pat Bradley

  Among U.S. senators and governors, one loud businessman sticks out.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican Elise Stefanik tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she finds Donald Trump offensive.

U.S. Representative Elise Stefanik
WAMC/Pat Bradley

  Iran is the biggest issue during Congress’ summer recess.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican Elise Stefanik tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she thinks it’s a bad deal.

U.S. Representative Elise Stefanik
WAMC/Pat Bradley

  The prison break is over, but Clinton Correctional Facility remains in the news.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican Elise Stefanik tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she wants a state investigation into the latest headlines.

  Does Joe Biden want another shot at the White House?

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 it would be an uphill climb for the VP.

  The first GOP presidential primary was held last night, but the makeup of the field was subject to pre-debate discussion.

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 he disagrees with Marist’s decision to stop polling the race.

This interview was recorded before last night’s debate.

  Donald Trump is currently a front-running candidate for the White House.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the clock is ticking on The Donald.

  The nation’s highest court returns for its next term in October.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the Supreme Court isn’t immune from political developments.

  The Supreme Court wrapped up its term last month by deciding several important cases.

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

  The White House has begun a hard sell on the Iran deal.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he’s busy going line-by-line before deciding.

  A Marine from Springfield was buried Monday after being shot and killed in Tennessee.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Sullivan will be warmly remembered.

  If Boston gets the Olympics in 2024, what’s in it for the rest of the state?

That’s the question Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal wants to answer, as he tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock in today’s Congressional Corner.

  The 2016 election is still more than a year away.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the campaign is in its silly season.

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