Congressman Chris Gibson

(Airs 11/02/17 @ 1 p.m.)  WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with former Republican Congressman, Williams College professor, and author Chris Gibson about his new book Rally Point: Five Tasks to Unite the Country and Revitalize the American Dream.

This is the swan song for a popular member of Congress from our region.

In today’s Congressional Corner, retiring New York Representative Chris Gibson bids WAMC’s Alan Chartock farewell. 

It can be tough to change the system from within.

In today’s Congressional Corner, retiring New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock what he thinks are Washington’s big problems. 

With a new Congress taking shape, some familiar faces won’t be going back to Washington.

In today’s Congressional Corner, retiring New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about some reforms he’d like to see. 

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A race that was closely-watched nationwide, expected to be a squeaker for the winner, ended up an easy victory for Republican John Faso.

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Republicans have made their choice in New York’s 19th Congressional District: Former New York state Assembly Minority Leader John Faso has topped Andrew Heaney.

Former Assemblyman John Faso and 2014 gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout hold commanding leads in a new Time Warner-Siena College poll released on the eve of New York's 19th district Congressional primary.

  In this most unusual election year, some voters say they have no one to back.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock why he’s still looking for a candidate. 

  One Hudson Valley Congressman is trading politics for the classroom.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

  Williams College is getting a new professor.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock why he decided not to run for governor. 

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The deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history has prompted two New York lawmakers in Congress to call for the passage of gun reform legislation.

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Congress has passed a bill that would institute more rigorous oversight of industrial chemicals.

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In an unexpected announcement, retiring Congressman Chris Gibson said Monday he will not run for New York governor in 2018. The one definitive plan he mentioned was having accepted a one-term teaching post at Williams College in Massachusetts.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Cuomo's comments on former aide Percoco, a new Siena Poll says people want ethics reform, Chris Gibson's decision not to run for Governor, and the Indiana primary.

Legislation to help communities revitalize blighted properties has passed the U.S. Senate and now two House members want to see it on their floor for a vote.

  In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — concludes his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

  New York Congressman Chris Gibson is exploring his first statewide run.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock what he thinks is ailing Albany. 

  The Capital Region has been getting a rare glimpse of the presidential candidates.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he’s unsatisfied with Tuesday’s ballot options. 

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Congressmen Chris Gibson and Sean Patrick Maloney have worked across the aisle on a number of issues. Earlier this month, Gibson, a Republican, formed a committee to explore a run for New York governor in 2018. Now Maloney, a Democrat, is weighing in on his colleague’s potential run.

Gibson decided not to seek a fourth term, instead turning his attention to the possible gubernatorial run, a move that Maloney criticizes.

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Two powerful Capital Region congressmen on the opposite sides of the aisle met in Latham Tuesday afternoon to tour the Plug Power facility.

  The Republican presidential primary has broken the mold.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he doesn’t have a favorite candidate yet.

  What does a Republican have to do to win statewide in New York?

In today’s Congressional Corner, retiring Congressman Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his platform for a potential 2018 gubernatorial campaign. 

  Retiring Congressman Chris Gibson of Kinderhook is meeting with the press in just a few minutes to discuss his exploratory committee to run for governor of New York in 2018.

But the Republican talked with WAMC’s Alan Chartock on the Congressional Corner first. 

  Upstate New York will have a new look in the House come 2017.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his final year in office. 

  If New York sends a resident to the White House, it won’t be George Pataki.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock why it wasn’t the former three-term governor’s time. 

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After months of hints, New York state Assemblyman Pete Lopez officially announced his candidacy for the 19th Congressional District seat  being vacated by Chris Gibson on Monday. Lopez joins a list of hopefuls eyeing the 2016 elections.

  We just had an election day, but 2016 and 2018 loom in the distance.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his plans for a potential statewide race. 

  There’s a new sheriff in town.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his expectations for Speaker Paul Ryan. 

  Many elected officials would be out of a job if we had term limits.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock why he supports them. 

 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. 

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