Congressman Peter Welch

North America is working on a new trade deal.

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

Impeachment eventually boils down to an up or down vote.

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

Vermont’s Congressman-at-large has a big role to play in the impeachment proceedings.

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

Senator Patrick Leahy announces farm and watershed grants
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Vermont and federal officials have announced grants targeting the state agriculture industry’s impact on the food system and on Lake Champlain.

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Democrats are hoping to build off the 2018 midterms.

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

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Vermont’s current D.C. delegation has been in place for more than a decade.

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

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Will 2020 be Bernie Sanders’ year?

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

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On Thursday, Vermont Democratic Congressman Peter Welch announced he now supports the impeachment of President Donald Trump, saying he didn’t make the decision lightly. He held a public forum at the Statehouse Monday evening to hear what Vermonters think.  Most who commented agreed with him.

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Vermont’s sole Congressman now supports the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Democrat Peter Welch told reporters on a conference call Thursday that he did not make the decision lightly, but believes the president has established a clear pattern that disregards the Constitution.

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Robert Mueller wanted to let his report speak for itself. 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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Another election cycle, another debate about immigration. In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont Representative Peter Welch continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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For the third time, the president has met with the leader of North Korea. In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont Representative Peter Welch speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Democratic Congressman Peter Welch was at the University of Vermont’s Larner College of Medicine on Friday to challenge the leader of the U.S. Senate to bring a piece of legislation to a vote.

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Now we wait the for whole report.

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

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An annual tradition has come again.

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

Rep. Peter Welch
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Democrats have been promoting a Green New Deal.

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

Rep. Peter Welch
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The election is over and now House Democrats are plotting out the next two years.

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

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The Justice Department is entering a new era.

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

Vermont Congressman Peter Welch explains his "Never Again Bill"
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Vermont Congressman Peter Welch announced today he plans to introduce legislation that would require furloughed federal workers deemed “essential” to be immediately paid their back salary.

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Another election has come and gone, and there’s still no grand bargain on immigration.
In today’s Congressional Corner, Democrat Peter Welch of Vermont wraps up his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congressman Peter Welch
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How will Democrats and Republicans get along in the next Congress?
In today’s Congressional Corner, Democrat Peter Welch of Vermont speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congressman Peter Welch
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Vermont is sticking with its Congressman for a seventh term.
In today’s Congressional Corner, Democrat Peter Welch speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. A note that this conversation happened before the Democratic caucus meeting on Wednesday.

Congressman Peter Welch
Congressman Peter Welch

Peter Welch, Vermont's lone representative in the U.S. House, on Tuesday won the Democratic nomination to seek re-election in November, when he will face perennial candidate H. Brooke Paige.

In Tuesday's balloting, Welch defeated challengers Dan Freilich and Benjamin Mitchell. Paige beat Anya Tynio for their party's nomination to run for the U.S. House seat.

Since Welch was first elected to the House in 2006, he has consistently been one of Vermont's most popular politicians, easily winning re-election every two years.

From left: Representatives Lloyd Doggett, Peter Welch and Elijah Cummings
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A trio of U.S. House representatives, including Vermont Democrat Peter Welch, introduced legislation this week aimed at lowering prescription drug prices.

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Is the Affordable Care Act built to last?

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

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President Trump’s influence on the Supreme Court could be felt for decades.

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

Rep. Peter Welch
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The Trump-Putin summit continues to reverberate.

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

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Vermont Congressman Peter Welch was first elected to the U.S. House in 2006 and is now the House Democratic Caucus Chief Deputy Whip.  He is among the many people stunned by the defeat of Representative Joe Crowley by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in New York’s 14th District Democratic primary this week. Welch says while those who know Crowley are stung by the loss, the winner has excited voters.

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Vermont Congressman Peter Welch traveled to McAllen and Brownsville, Texas on Sunday to see firsthand the detention centers created as a result of the Trump Administration’s enforcement of family separation policies. Upon arriving at a former WalMart housing about 1,500 boys, the at-large Democrat tweeted that it was “shameful.”  Welch says he and other Congressional representatives saw children separated from parents and parents separated from children.

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