Politics

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue July 17, 2012

Congressional Corner with Chris Murphy - Part 3

Connecticut Congressman Chris Murphy went to college in the Berkshires. In today’s Congressional Corner, Murphy tells WAMC’s David Guistina, sitting in for Alan Chartock, that he favors arts education whenever possible.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon July 16, 2012

Congressional Corner with Chris Murphy - Part 2

The Affordable Care Act has been upheld by the Supreme Court. In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut representative Chris Murphy tells WAMC’s David Guistina, sitting in for Alan Chartock, that he was pleased by the decision.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Mon July 16, 2012

"Chris Christie: The Inside Story of His Rise to Power"

We welcome journalists Bob Ingle and Michael G. Symons and speak with them about their book, Chris Christie: The Inside Story of His Rise to Power.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu July 12, 2012

Congressional Corner with Chris Murphy - Part 1

Keeping jobs within U.S. borders has been a rallying cry for many in Washington. In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut representative Chris Murphy tells WAMC’s David Guistina, sitting in for Alan Chartock, about his success with a new jobs bill.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed July 11, 2012

Congressional Corner with Nan Hayworth - Part 3

Dodd-Frank banking regulations are as contentious as ever. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Nan Hayworth tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she wants to see the Volcker Rule suspended.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue July 10, 2012

Congressional Corner with Nan Hayworth - Part 2

President Obama’s executive order on immigration could be influential in the fall election. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Nan Hayworth tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that every presidential action is politically significant.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon July 9, 2012

Congressional Corner with Nan Hayworth - Part 1

Many observers say recent jobs numbers aren’t doing the President any favors.In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Nan Hayworth tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the country has plenty of potential to create more jobs.

The Roundtable - Question of the Day
9:17 am
Mon July 9, 2012

Question of the Day - Third Parties?

What can we do to make it easier for third party candidates to get on the ballot?

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

Vox Pop : What Does 'Freedom' Mean To You? : 7/3/12

Today we’re talking freedom – which, according to the dictionary, can mean exemption from external control, the power to determine action without restraint, or national independence.

That leads us to Independence Day, celebrated tomorrow on the Fourth of July, a day when we, as Americans, are supposed to celebrate our freedom as afforded by our fore fathers with the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon July 2, 2012

Congressional Corner with Peter Welch - Part 3

The immigration debate entered a new era with President Obama’s recent executive order. In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont Representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the decision was a smart one.

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