Politics

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 2

As in 2008, there is chatter about Secretary of State Hillary Clinton joining the Democratic ticket. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he isn’t privy to high-level discussions about how to beat former Governor Romney.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Fri June 1, 2012

E. J. Dionne

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 1

The election season is well underway — from the White House on down. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that getting to know his new district has been a major undertaking.

Congressional Corner
10:59 am
Wed May 30, 2012

Congressional Corner with Chris Gibson - Part 3

The upstate New York economy is always a concern. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that President Obama’s recent visit to the region is a sign that the area is building an important reputation.

Congressional Corner
10:59 am
Tue May 29, 2012

Congressional Corner with Chris Gibson - Part 2

The G-8 summit was largely about the roadmap in Afghanistan. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that it’s crucial to avoid new foreign entanglements when at all possible.

Congressional Corner
10:59 am
Fri May 25, 2012

Congressional Corner with Chris Gibson - Part 1

The upcoming anniversary of D-Day is a somber affair. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative and Army Colonel Chris Gibson speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock about the crucial American victory.

Congressional Corner
10:59 am
Wed May 23, 2012

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko - Part 3

Mitt Romney and President Obama get most of the attention, but it’s a full ballot this fall. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the GOP threatens the future of Social Security and Medicare.

Congressional Corner
10:59 am
Tue May 22, 2012

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko - Part 2

Budget negotiations have become ground zero for partisan standoffs. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that bipartisan agreement in the House is a rarity when it comes to spending.

The Roundtable
10:00 am
Tue May 22, 2012

The Real Crash

We speak with Peter Schiff about his new book, The Real Crash: America's Coming Bankruptcy---How to Save Yourself and Your Country.

Segment from the audio book courtesy of Macmillan Audio.

Congressional Corner
11:00 am
Mon May 21, 2012

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko - Part 1

President Obama recently visited Albany, his third trip to the Capital Region since taking office. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the high-profile event means New York’s tech industry is attracting national attention.

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