Politics

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Congressional Corner with Peter Welch - Part 1

The student loan debate is headed for a critical showdown on Capitol Hill. In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont Representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that interest rates must be kept from doubling.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Sean Patrick Maloney - Part 2

Tomorrow’s primary election will clear up a muddled Congressional field. In today’s Congressional Corner, Sean Patrick Maloney — a Democratic candidate for New York’s new 18th distrct seat currently held by Republican Nan Hayworth — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the country should return to Clinton-era fiscal policy.

The Roundtable
9:20 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Question of the Day - Winner of 2012 Presidential Election Won't Influence the Economy?

According to an Associated Press-GfK poll when it comes to the economy, half of Americans say it won't matter much whether Barack Obama or Mitt Romney wins.

What do you think?

More on the poll here.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri June 22, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Sean Patrick Maloney - Part 1

Next week’s primary is rapidly approaching. In today’s Congressional Corner, Sean Patrick Maloney — a Democratic candidate for New York’s new 18th distrct seat currently held by Republican Nan Hayworth — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that his experience in the Clinton White House will serve him well in Congress.

The Roundtable
9:36 am
Fri June 22, 2012

Jesse Ventura - "DemoCRIPS and ReBLOODlicans: No More Gangs in Government"

We welcome Jesse Ventura back to the show and talk with him about his latest book, DemoCRIPS and ReBLOODlicans: No More Gangs in Government.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu June 21, 2012

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 3

Student loans have become a major election season issue. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that partisan gridlock is to blame for the delay in solving the interest rate debate.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed June 20, 2012

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 2

The 2012 election has only worsened partisanship in Washington. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is hoping for increased cooperation across the aisle in the coming months and years.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 1

President Obama’s recent executive order on immigration rocked Washington.
In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the new laws will influence the agriculture business in the North Country.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon June 18, 2012

Congressional Corner with Brad Hays - Part 3

Governor Scott Walker recently survived his recall election in Wisconsin. In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the recall is not a national bellwether.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Mon June 18, 2012

"The Obamians: The Struggle Inside the White House to Redefine American Power"

We welcome acclaimed author James Mann and speaks with him about his new book, The Obamians: The Struggle Inside the White House to Redefine American Power.

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