state politics

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu August 2, 2012

Congressional Corner with Richard Neal - Part 3

Contemporary politicians often look to their predecessors for wisdom. In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that LBJ might well have been the country’s greatest Senate Majority Leader.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon July 30, 2012

Congressional Corner with Richard Neal - Part 2

The President is expected to carry Massachusetts in the fall despite running against its former governor. In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he thinks President Obama will win re-election.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri July 27, 2012

Congressional Corner with Richard Neal - Part 1

Primary day in the Bay State is rapidly approaching. In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is doing well in his new district.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Michael Kicinski - Part 2

It remains to be seen what effect the Tea Party will have on the 2012 elections. In today’s Congressional Corner, Michael Kicinski — the Tea Party candidate for New York’s new 22nd district seat currently held by Republican Richard Hanna — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he supports safe hydraulic fracturing.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed July 25, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Michael Kicinski - Part 1

Central New York has alternated between parties when it comes to representation in Washington. In today’s Congressional Corner, Michael Kicinski — the Tea Party candidate for New York’s new 22nd district seat currently held by Republican Richard Hanna — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that it’s time for a change in leadership.

Capitol Connection
11:21 am
Fri April 6, 2012

The Capitol Connection #1214

Speaker Silver

Host Alan Chartock is joined by Sheldon Silver, the Speaker of the New York State Assembly. They discuss the on-time budget, the minimum wage, redistricting, and the 2012 elections.

WAMC News
4:02 pm
Mon April 2, 2012

Northeast Report – Glen Johnson of Boston.com

Former Massachusetts treasurer Timothy Cahill has been indicted on public corruption charges related to advertisements promoting the state lottery that ran during his unsuccessful campaign for governor in 2010.