Albany, NY – Alan Chartock speaks with New York Democrat Michael McNulty in the Congressional Corner. They discuss Kerry's decision to pick Edwards as his runningmate as well as possible shifts in the make-up of the House and Senate.
Albany, NY – Alan Chartock asks David Hawkings, the managing editor of Legislative Affairs at Congressional Quarterly, his expert opinion on recent Supreme Court rulings and the upcoming presidential election.
Albany, NY – Professor and political analyst Dr. Gerald Benjamin joins Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner to give his perspective on the recent Supreme Court ruling on H.M.O.'s and the upcoming presidential election.
Albany, NY – Massachusetts' Richard Neal joins Alan in the Congressional Corner to discuss the war in Iraq, the possibility of reinstating the draft, and Kerry's chances in the fall. They also evaluate the media's coverage of Ronald Reagan's death and President Bush's role in the Abu Ghraib prison scandal. (24:29)
Albany, NY – New York Democrat Maurice Hinchey joins Alan in the Congressional Corner to discuss a possible shift in the makeup of the House of Representatives, Iraq in the 1980s, and Maurice's tenure in the New York State Legislature. (23:31)
Albany, NY – New Hampshire's Charles Bass joins Alan in the Congressional Corner to debate the link between the recent hike in gas prices and the Saudi government. They also discuss the fate of democracy in Iraq and the political slant of various media outlets in the U.S. today. (23:27)
Albany, NY – Connecticut Republican Nancy Johnson joins Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner to discuss the Medicare prescription drug card, the Defense Reauthorization Bill, and the handover of power in Iraq.
Albany, NY – Congressman John Olver speaks with WAMC's David Galletely in the Congressional Corner. The two discuss the current situation in Afghanistan, the handover of power in Iraq, and economic revitalization in the Congressman's Northern Tier. (23:53)