Congressman Peter Welch

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  President Obama brought some representatives from our area along with him to Cuba.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about the experience.

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  Bernie Sanders went from long shot to in it for the long haul.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch continues his conversation about November with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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  Senator Bernie Sanders’ campaign has thrust Vermont onto the national stage.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he thinks Sanders still has a shot to win the Democratic nomination.

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  Prescription drugs: they can be a constant source of worry for many Americans.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch talks about some possible solutions with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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  In less than two weeks, we’ll have an Iowa caucus winner.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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  President Obama called for redistricting reform in his State of the Union address.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the Green Mountain State has nothing to worry about on that front.

 Volkswagen has lost consumers’ trust around the globe.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock what he learned about the emissions scandal during a recent hearing.

  In the end, disgruntled Democrats couldn’t stop fast-track authority.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock why many in his party opposed the move.

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  The Iran nuclear deal has been both applauded and renounced.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that ultimately, Iran cannot be allowed to have nuclear weapons.

  Greece appears to be off the brink once again.

But in today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the saga is far from over.

  Some Congressional Democrats are at odds with the White House over the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he opposes the deal.

  Partisanship is at an all-time high in Washington.

But in today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that on energy efficiency, Congress is ready to cooperate.

  Americans continue to debate the Iran nuclear framework.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that trust is not part of the equation.

This interview was recorded on Tuesday, hours before Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders joined the presidential field.

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  Consumers have welcomed lower gas prices.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that there’s an important link between the gas tax and infrastructure.

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  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to address Congress, but not without controversy.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that it looks like a cheap stunt.

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  The Keystone pipeline has been a rallying point for Republicans and a non-starter for the White House.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his thinking on the issue.

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  Immigration was a politically charged issue before President Obama outlined executive actions.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that a reasonable bill might be able to pass the House — if it ever got to the floor.

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  Vermont’s gubernatorial race was an unexpected barnburner.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Peter Shumlin hasn’t shied away from the tough issues.

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  Agriculture is key to the Northeast’s economy.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that farmers face an important deadline this week.

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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Democrat Peter Welch has easily won a fifth term as Vermont's lone representative in the U.S. House, turning aside the second challenge in as many elections from Republican Mark Donka.

  The Senate could go to the Republicans on Election Day.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the fat lady ain’t singing yet.

  The situation in the Middle East is volatile.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock the U.S. is still paying for a bad decision in 2003.

  Coal-producing states are often loath to discuss a move away from fossil fuels.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his bipartisan bill with a West Virginia lawmaker.

  Edward Snowden’s revelations continue to reverberate.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that American spying went overboard.

  Who gets to decide the rules of the internet?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch and WAMC’s Alan Chartock discuss net neutrality.

Ukraine poses an international problem. In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Vladimir Putin and the Russians must be held in check.

    Immigration reform may be a victim of election year politics.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Speaker Boehner should let the House vote yay or nay.

    Syria has become a violent, failed state.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that we must be careful when arming the rebels.

    Immigration, spending, the Middle East, poverty, violence — Congress has plenty of issues to worry about. But what about cheddar cheese?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the European Union is overstepping.

    Last week’s CIA criticism by Senator Dianne Feinstein is the latest chapter in the public debate over spying.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that “things are out of control” when it comes to intelligence.

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