congressional politics

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Dan Lamb - Part 2

The presidential election is getting most of the attention, but there are several toss-ups on the Congressional level. In today’s Congressional Corner, WAMC’s Alan Chartock continues his discussion with Dan Lamb, the Democratic candidate for New York’s new 22nd district seat currently held by Republican Richard Hanna.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed September 5, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Dan Lamb - Part 1

New Yorkers are split on the issue of hydrofracking. In today’s Congressional Corner, Dam Lamb — the Democratic candidate for New York’s new 22nd district seat currently held by Republican Richard Hanna — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he opposes the drilling process.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue September 4, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Julian Schreibman - Part 3

New Yorkers are awaiting a decision on hydraulic fracturing. In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic candidate Julian Schreibman — who is running against incumbent Republican Chris Gibson in New York’s new 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that fracking poses a major risk to the environment.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri August 31, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Julian Schreibman - Part 2

Republicans and Democrats are both hoping to claim a key upstate New York seat. In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic candidate Julian Schreibman — who is running against incumbent Republican Chris Gibson in New York’s new 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that incumbency alone can’t carry Gibson across the finish line.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu August 30, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Julian Schreibman - Part 1

Election season is upon us. In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic candidate Julian Schreibman — who is running against incumbent Republican Chris Gibson in New York’s new 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that his background makes him a quality candidate for Congress.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed August 29, 2012

Congressional Corner with Joe Courtney - Part 3

The violence in Syria appears far from resolution. In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut representative Joe Courtney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the U.S. must be careful about Assad’s replacement.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue August 28, 2012

Congressional Corner with Joe Courtney - Part 2

Connecticut is in the midst of its second Senate race in two years. In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut representative Joe Courtney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that his colleague Chris Murphy is facing a moneyed behemoth in wrestling executive Linda McMahon.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon August 27, 2012

Congressional Corner with Joe Courtney - Part 1

Republicans are gearing up for their convention next week in Tampa. In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut representative Joe Courtney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan is a liability for the GOP.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri August 24, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Matt Doheny - Part 2

Republicans are targeting several Democratic seats in the fall election, including a key rematch in the North Country. In today’s Congressional Corner, Republican candidate Matt Doheny — who is attempting to unseat incumbent Democratic Representative Bill Owens in New York’s new 21st district seat — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he supports safe hydrofracking.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu August 23, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Matt Doheny - Part 1

A rematch in the North Country is expected to go down to the wire. In today’s Congressional Corner, Republican candidate Matt Doheny — who is attempting to unseat incumbent Democratic Representative Bill Owens in New York’s new 21st district seat — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the region is ready for new leadership.

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