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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Congressional Corner With Brad Hays

Senate Republicans appeared to break with tradition by contacting the Iranians in a letter.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock the development was a stunning in American politics.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed January 28, 2015

Congressional Corner With Chris Murphy

  The founders designed the Senate to be the more contemplative chamber of Congress.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that longer terms make life in the Senate less harried.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Congressional Corner With Paul Tonko

  Democrats control the Senate for just two more weeks.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the midterm elections were a missed chance for his party.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed December 3, 2014

Congressional Corner with Ross Baker

  Democrats took a drubbing in the midterms.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock they could lose another Senate seat this week.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Congressional Corner With Tim Vercellotti

  For the first time in several cycles, the U.S. Senate race in November was an afterthought.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Senator Ed Markey won easily, but now finds himself in the minority.

Commentary & Opinion
3:51 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

Stephen Gottlieb: I Don’t Get It

I don’t get it. Political scientists tell us that the advantage of democracy is that the elected officials have to act for the benefit of most of the people. And if they don’t, they lose.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Tue November 4, 2014

11/4/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain & Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Topics include:
Midterm Elections
Senate Forecast
World Trade Center Tenant
Virgin Galactic
Misstating Mileage
Ebola Nurse Agreement
Car Talk Host Dies

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon October 27, 2014

Congressional Corner With Peter Welch

  The Senate could go to the Republicans on Election Day.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the fat lady ain’t singing yet.

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Wed September 17, 2014

9/17/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Political Consultant Libby Post & Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Topics include:
Ground Troops?
GM Recall Outcry
Gov. Calls for Peterson Suspension
NFL Troubles - Redskins
Iowa Senate Race Importance

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Mon September 15, 2014

9/15/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Political Consultant Libby Post and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Topics include:
Islamic State Threat
Senate Control
Obama Legacy
"Living in Sin" Couples Married by Pope
Scotland

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