Politics

Congressional Corner
11:11 am
Tue April 24, 2012

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 2

The never-ending tax debate has some new nomenclature. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the so-called Buffett Rule is a matter of common sense.

The Roundtable
4:15 pm
Mon April 23, 2012

Eboo Patel at Union College on 4/24

Eboo Patel, one of the leading voices for cultivating greater understanding and acceptance of diverse faith backgrounds on college campuses, will speak Tuesday, April 24, at 5:30 p.m. in Memorial Chapel at Union College. More information here.

Congressional Corner
1:08 pm
Mon April 23, 2012

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 1

A few politicians are eager to put their money where their mouth is. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that returning some of his office’s budget to the Treasury was the right decision.

The Roundtable
12:47 pm
Mon April 23, 2012

Her Majesty: Queen Elizabeth II and her Court

Robert Hardman discusses his book, Her Majesty: Queen Elizabeth II and her Court.

Congressional Corner
11:07 am
Fri April 20, 2012

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko - Part 3

The Capital Region is set to bid farewell to several prominent state legislators. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he isn’t ready to join them on the sidelines just yet.

Politics
10:18 am
Fri April 20, 2012

The Capitol Connection #1216

Assembly Majority Leader Canestrari

Host Alan Chartock is joined by retiring New York State Assembly Majority Leader Ron Canestrari, a Democrat who has represented the 106th District since 1989. They discuss Canestrari’s decision to step aside, campaign finance reform, and the state of ethics.

Congressional Corner
11:04 am
Thu April 19, 2012

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko - Part 2

 

A renewed push from the White House has put fresh focus on tax policy reform. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the so-called Buffett rule is fair.

New England News
6:30 pm
Wed April 18, 2012

Congressman Neal Endorses Liberal Group's Agenda

Members of Progressive Democrats of America rally in front of Springfield MA office of US Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA)
WAMC

            After almost two years of lobbying, a band of liberal political activists have persuaded Massachusetts Democratic Congressman Richard Neal to endorse some of their legislation.. This as the veteran congressman faces a Democratic primary challenge in a newly drawn district.   WAMC”s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.

 

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Congressional Corner
11:02 am
Wed April 18, 2012

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko - Part 1

When politicians are in their home districts, time spent with constituents is invaluable. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that elected office keeps from taking much time off.

The Roundtable
4:42 pm
Tue April 17, 2012

The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama

We welcome Kevin Alterman and discuss his book, The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama.

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