Congressman Richard Neal

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Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal spent Monday afternoon in the westernmost part of his district touring businesses.

U.S. President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union Speech Tuesday night. Local officials react to issues mentioned ranging from free community college to the state of the economy to raising taxes on the wealthy.

  President Obama said his immigration actions are a response to an intransigent Congress.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that a sensible bill would likely pass the House. 

  Massachusetts will soon be controlled by a Republican governor.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Governor-elect Charlie Baker was helped by Martha Coakley’s primary campaign. 

  Harsh interrogation or torture?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the Senate report deserves rigorous debate. 

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During a primetime address Thursday, President Obama outlined executive actions to provide temporary relief to some five million undocumented immigrants living in the United States. The issue has generated heated debate, but little movement by Congress.

    It’s Charlie Baker against Martha Coakley for the governorship of the Bay State.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that attorneys general have struggled in Massachusetts politics in the past.

  The U.S. is now working to combat the Islamic State.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the mistrust dates back centuries.

      The world’s focus has been on Ireland and Scotland in recent weeks.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Ian Paisley left a mixed legacy.

    Today’s politicians often look to the past for guidance.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal discusses the Civil Rights Act with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

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