congressional politics

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue October 30, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Bob Dieterich - Part 2

No matter who controls Washington after the election, major issues await. In today’s Congressional Corner, Bob Dieterich – the Republican candidate for New York’s new 20th district seat currently held by Democrat Paul Tonko — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is ready to contribute solutions.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri October 26, 2012

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko - Part 3

This year’s political advertising is part of a new era in campaigns. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko, a Democrat running for reelection in the new 20th district, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Citizens United has changed the game.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed October 24, 2012

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko - Part 1

Before election day comes debate season. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko, a Democrat running for reelection in the new 20th district, tells  WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he enjoys the opportunity to contrast ideas with his opponent.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue September 18, 2012

Congressional Corner with Peter Welch - Part 3

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney recently huddled in Vermont to prep for his debates with the President. In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells Alan Chartock that Romney could win nearby New Hampshire, but not the Green Mountain state.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon September 17, 2012

Congressional Corner with Peter Welch - Part 2

The Farm Bill is set to expire at the end of the month. In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells Alan Chartock that the House must act on the bill, which has already gotten out of the Senate.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri September 14, 2012

Congressional Corner with Peter Welch - Part 1

The Democrats’ convention in Charlotte brought a disparate party together under one roof. In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells Alan Chartock that he saw enthusiasm for President Obama at the convention.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Congressional Corner with Nan Hayworth - Part 3

Redistricting means even incumbents are new to voters in November. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Nan Hayworth discusses a variety of issues important to the electorate with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue September 11, 2012

Congressional Corner with Nan Hayworth - Part 2

Recent scandals in Albany have jumpstarted a discussion about the hurdles women in government can face. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Nan Hayworth tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she has not faced sexual harassment in Washington. 

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon September 10, 2012

Congressional Corner with Nan Hayworth - Part 1

November is quickly approaching. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Nan Hayworth tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she is busy campaigning in the new 18th district.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri September 7, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Thomas Jenkins

One of the most difficult routes to Washington is a write-in campaign. In today’s Congressional Corner, write-in candidate Thomas Jenkins — who is running against incumbent Republican Chris Gibson and Democrat Julian Schreibman in New York’s new 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that it’s time for regular people to take back the House.

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