Politics

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.

The Roundtable
10:00 am
Mon May 21, 2012

Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World

We welcome Ian Bremmer, founder and president of Eurasia Group, and speak with him about his book, Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World

Congressional Corner
11:04 am
Wed May 16, 2012

Congressional Corner with Richard Neal - Part 3

The presidential election is expected to be a toss-up. In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that swing states like Florida and Ohio will be important as in past contests.

Congressional Corner
1:30 pm
Tue May 15, 2012

Congressional Corner with Richard Neal - Part 2

Many politicians nationwide have extolled railroad expansion as a possible boon to the economy. In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Western Massachusetts is benefitting from new rail projects.

Congressional Corner
12:23 pm
Tue May 15, 2012

Congressional Corner with Richard Neal - Part 1

Six months from now, the fall elections will be in the rearview mirror. In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he hopes to remain in the House of Representatives even as his district shifts to the west.

Congressional Corner
11:08 am
Fri May 11, 2012

Congressional Corner with Tim Vercellotti - Part 3

Massachusetts is in the midst of a Senate race receiving national attention. In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti of the Western New England University poll tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Senator Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren are neck-and-neck.

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