Politics

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri August 17, 2012

Congressional Corner with Chris Gibson - Part 3

Polls show the presidential election too close to call. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he’s not yet sure if Republican nominee Mitt Romney will unseat President Obama.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Congressional Corner with Chris Gibson - Part 2

Voters tell pollsters that the economy is the top issue of the fall election. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that jobs are a pressing issue in his upstate district.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Wed August 15, 2012

Vox Pop : Open Forum - Politics and Religion : 8/15/12

Today on Vox Pop, a new poll shows that voters in New York City are less likely to vote for an atheist or a 'born again' Christian than a Muslim or Mormon candidate. What do you think of these stats, and of the effect religion can have on personal and national politics? WAMC's Ray Graf hosts with guest WAMC's Alan Chartock.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed August 15, 2012

Congressional Corner with Chris Gibson - Part 1

The dog days of August mean fall campaign season is rapidly approaching. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that his poll numbers are reassuring.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu August 9, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Andrea Nuciforo - Part 1

Redistricting has helped to create a logjam for Congress in Massachusetts. In today’s Congressional Corner, former state Senator and Berkshire Register of Deeds Andrea Nuciforo — a Democratic candidate for Massachusetts’ 1st district seat, where the incumbent candidate is Representative Richard Neal — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is spending his time on the trail.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed August 8, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Bob Dieterich - Part 2

The future of hydrofracking in New York remains unclear. In today’s Congressional Corner, Bob Dieterich – the Republican candidate for New York’s new 20th district seat currently held by Democrat Paul Tonko — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he supports only safe drilling.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu August 2, 2012

Congressional Corner with Richard Neal - Part 3

Contemporary politicians often look to their predecessors for wisdom. In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that LBJ might well have been the country’s greatest Senate Majority Leader.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Wed August 1, 2012

Vox Pop : Open Forum – Election 2012 : 8/1/12

With Election Day only about four months away, President Barack Obama and presumed Republican candidate Mitt Romney have kicked their campaigns into high gear.

The week so far seems to be a loser for Romney, who topped the headlines not for suggesting bold policy changes, but for a series of campaign gaffes that called into question his stances on race in America and international relations.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon July 30, 2012

Congressional Corner with Richard Neal - Part 2

The President is expected to carry Massachusetts in the fall despite running against its former governor. In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he thinks President Obama will win re-election.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri July 27, 2012

Congressional Corner with Richard Neal - Part 1

Primary day in the Bay State is rapidly approaching. In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is doing well in his new district.

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