Albany, NY – Political Scientist, Ned Schneier returns to the Congressional Corner today to discuss with Alan yet another topic of political science nomenclature - rational choice theory. Ned and Alan take a look at how this theory is used by many in Congress to win elections.
Albany, NY – The war may have been declared 'over' in Iraq but lives are still being lost there. Democrat Maurice Hinchey returns to the Congressional Corner today, discussing with Alan, the establishment of order and the future of democracy, in Iraq.
Albany, NY – In this post fund drive Congressional Corner we welcome back our newest participant Ned Schneier, Political Scientist and Professor Emeritus at the City University of New York. Today he and Alan take up the subject of Sub Committee government and how oversite in the Congress has changed over the years.
Albany, NY – Connecticut's second district representative Robert Simmons returns for a final chat in his first run particpating in The Congressional Corner. He and Alan pick up with the topic of the CIA. Alan opens by asking Robert what he thinks about solving problems within intelligence agencies.
Albany, NY – Democrat Richard Neal returns to the Congressional Corner. This time he and WAMC's David Galletly talk about the FCC decision to relax the rules of media ownership and they look forward to what the effects might be on cable and tele-communications companies David asks Richard what his views are on the results of the hearing this past Monday.
Albany, NY – The Roadmap to Peace is on the table in the Congressional Corner today. Richard Neal of Massachusetts is back for a final conversation with David Galletly, about the Roadmap to Peace and democracy in the middle east. David asks Richard how he would grade president Bush's perfomance during these talks.
Albany, NY – For the second time of late we have the pleasure of welcoming someone new to the Congressional Corner, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the City University of New York, Ned Schneier. Alan and Ned discuss party leadership, partisan voting and changes over the years in Congress in this first conversation.
Albany, NY – Robert Simmons of Connecticut, our newest contributor to the Congressional Corner, returns today to discuss his past in the armed services and in the CIA. Robert and Alan also take on the topic of Iraq and weapons of mass distruction.
Albany, NY – Today we have the pleasure of welcoming a new participant to the Congressional Corner ... Robert Simmons of Connecticut's 2nd district! We learn a bit about the second district and Robert's constituents concerns - and then he and Alan jump right into a discussion including the rules of filibuster in the Senate and the future of the Supreme Court.
Albany, NY – The EPA just recently produced a comprehensive review of the State of The Environment. Today Maurice Hinchey of NY's 22nd district joins Alan in the Congressional Corner to talk about it. They discuss the version released by The White House and the resignation of Christine Whitman. Alan opens by asking Maurice to tell us about the report.