Albany, NY – David Galletly is back in the Congressional Corner where he continues his conversation with the Bay State's representative Richard Neal. They continue with the topic of security and then take a look at the upcoming Democratic primaries. David opens by asking Richard his thoughts on the investigation at Guantanamo Bay.
Albany, NY – Michael McNulty is back in the Congressional Corner with David Galletly. Today their focus moves from domestic to international issues. The discussion begins with a look at the Do Not Call list and moves to the role of the United States as a peace keeper in Iraq, and in Isreal.
Albany, Ny – Alan and David Hawkings pick up their conversation where they left off yesterday discussing the hopefuls for the democratic run for president. The conversation turns to our sitting president and how his administration is effected by the situation in Iraq and the state of the economy in the US - today in the Congressional Corner.
Albany, NY – Maurice Hinchey is back in the Congressional Corner today to continue his conversation with Alan about funding for Iraq and distribution of power in the House of Representatives. The discussion of distribution of power turns to the state of Texas and the battle over congressional redistricting going on there.
Albany, NY – We reached our fund drive goal this year but will the Democrats reach their goal next year? Congressional Quarterly editor David Hawkings joins Alan in the corner today to take a look at a few of the of the candidates hoping for the democratic nod.
Albany, NY – We close out the week in the Congressional Corner with John Larson. As a member of the Armed Services Committee he recently visited Iraq and has been speaking with Alan about the cost of rebuilding and the involvment of other UN nations. John points out the need to bring our troops back home and Alan inquires about how the development of the situation is playing out politically in the US.
Albany, NY – The Constitution State Representative Nancy Johnson returns to the Congressional Corner for a final conversation with WAMC's David Galletly. Today Nancy tells us about some work she has been doing in the area of Guest Worker Visa's and she also shares some thoughts on what it's like being a woman in Congress.
Albany, NY – Connecticut's Rob Simmons is back in the Congressional Corner today to talk about war time spending, paying down the national debt and taxes. Robert compares spending from World War Two and The Cold War to what is being invested in Iraq and on fighting terrorism today.
Albany, NY – Robert Simmons, representing Connecticut's second district, returns to the Congressional Corner to examine the roll of the UN in rebuilding Iraq. Today in this final conversation, he and Alan take a look at the history, success and failures of the United Nations.
Albany, NY – Before returning to his work for the Granite State, Charles Bass spends one last day in the Congressional Corner. Media ownership is on the table today. Alan and Charles discuss the recent move by the Senate to block the FCC regulations that were passed in June of this year.