Congressional Corner

The president’s poll numbers are low, but his base seems unshakable.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congresswoman Nita Lowey
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In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Nita Lowey wraps up her discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

Congresswoman Nita Lowey
Courtesy of the Office of Congresswoman Nita Lowey

New York drivers are getting used to a new bridge with a new name.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Nita Lowey continues her discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

Congresswoman Nita Lowey
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Recovery in Puerto Rico is going to take a long time.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Nita Lowey speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. They talked a day before she left for a Congressional trip to the island.

Congressman Joe Courtney
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U.S. environmental policy is in a time of transition.

In today’s Congressional Corner, WAMC’s Alan Chartock wraps up his discussion with Connecticut Representative Joe Courtney, a Democrat from the 2nd district.

Congressman Joe Courtney
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The president’s tax overhaul proposal is being met with skepticism from Democrats.

In today’s Congressional Corner, WAMC’s Alan Chartock speaks with Connecticut Representative Joe Courtney, a Democrat from the 2nd district.

Congressman Joe Courtney
http://courtney.house.gov/biography/

In today’s Congressional Corner, WAMC’s Alan Chartock speaks with Connecticut Representative Joe Courtney, a Democrat from the 2nd district.

North Korea’s nuclear capabilities are worrisome for the U.S.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern, a Democrat from the second district, wraps up his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

The last two Obamacare repeal efforts came up short.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern, a Democrat from the second district, continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

The mass shooting in Las Vegas is difficult to comprehend.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern, a Democrat from the second district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

For Democrats, the next election can’t some soon enough.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from the fifth district, wraps up her discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Connecticut is facing a state budget crisis.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from the fifth district, continues her discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Last night, a gunman on an upper floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada killed more than 50 people and wounded at least 400 others attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival – an outdoor country music festival.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Alan Chartock speaks with Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty from Connecticut’s 5th District about responsible gun control. 

Congressman Peter Welch
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In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont Representative Peter Welch wraps up his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congressman Peter Welch
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Several GOP governors oppose the latest bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont Representative Peter Welch continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congressman Peter Welch
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A Democrat from the Northeast found himself sitting down with President Trump not long ago.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont Representative Peter Welch speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Investigators are exploring the ties between the Trump campaign and Moscow.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Congressional Quarterly’s David Hawkings wraps up his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

It promises to be a busy fall in Washington.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Congressional Quarterly’s David Hawkings continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

What will happen to DACA?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Congressional Quarterly’s David Hawkings speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

The U.S. relationship with Russia has ripple effects all over the globe.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, wraps up his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Should West Point honor a Confederate general?

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

The future of DACA is murky. 

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Will the Democrats wrest back control of Washington next year?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, wraps up his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Senator Elizabeth Warren is often mentioned as a 2020 candidate, but first she has a 2018 reelection.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Although he decries them as fake, it’s clear that the president is poll-obsessed.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

Donald Trump has surrounded himself with military men.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, wraps up his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Democrats are eager for the next election.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

It’s been a summer of unprecedented political rancor.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

The White House in consumed with palace intrigue.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays wraps up his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Two-thirds of Americans disapprove of President Trump.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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