John O'Connor is WNYC's Washington correspondent. He has previous covered education for Florida radio stations and politics for newspapers in South Carolina and Maryland.
John O'Connor appears in the following:
Friday, February 24, 2017
Congress will return to work after a week of packed, often raucous town hall meetings, where many constituents urged legislators to push back against the Trump Administration.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
NJ 11th for Change will be able to raise and spend unlimited amounts on advertising.
Friday, February 17, 2017
Got something to say to your member of Congress? Here's who's listening and who's not — and where to find them.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Congress is on break next week and its members will be back in their home districts, here's what to expect.
Friday, February 10, 2017
Both men love a good deal. But the Supreme Court fight could poison their relationship before they really get down to business.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
While other Republicans criticize immigration order, Donovan wants to give the idea a chance.
Friday, January 27, 2017
Some on the left want Democrats to obstruct Trump at every turn.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
The plan would build roads, schools and maybe even a new train tunnel between New York and New Jersey.
Thursday, January 19, 2017
The former House Speaker and Georgia native says New York Republicans can learn from Trump's campaign
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
The Democratic Senator from New Jersey says Jeff Sessions would not continue with needed criminal justice and police reforms.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
As Republicans move to repeal Obamacare, Democrats are trying to devise plans to salvage what they can of it.
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
New York City's newest Congressman urged supporters to work for good
Israel Unbound: As He Retires, The Congressman Explains What's Wrong With Congress — And How To Fix It
Monday, December 26, 2016
The Long Island Democrat, a 16-year veteran of Capitol Hill, sat down for an exit interview to talk about money, gerrymandering and how to find common ground.
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Congress coughed up a paltry $7 million of the $35 million bill for security at Trump Tower. Lawmakers and Mayor de Blasio say they'll seek full reimbursement later.
Friday, December 02, 2016
He says building a new Hudson River train tunnel is a priority.
Monday, November 21, 2016
Rep. Kathleen Rice says it's time for new blood after disappointing election results.
Monday, November 14, 2016
The arrests are an early sign of the intra-party fight Sen. Chuck Schumer faces.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Can Democrats find common ground with Trump on jobs and economic issues?
Tuesday, November 08, 2016
If Hillary Clinton wins in North Carolina, Florida and Pennsylvania, the presidential race could be over relatively early. But there are plenty of other contested races around New York.
Friday, November 04, 2016
New York isn't a swing state in presidential politics, but it is for Congressional races. And the race in New York's 19th Congressional District is as close as it gets.